Pedro Fonte is Assistant Professor at Escola de Ciências e Tecnologias da Saúde of Universidade Lusófona and PI at the Development of Delivery Systems Group of Universidade Lusófona Research Center for Biosciences & Health Technologies (CBIOS), Lisbon, Portugal. He is also Research Associate in UCIBIO, REQUIMTE, Department of Chemical Sciences - Applied Chemistry Lab of Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Portugal.He graduated in Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2010 and obtained his PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences – Nanotechnologies specialty from the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Portugal in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, in 2016. He also obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Faculty of Economics and Business Management, Lusíada University, in 2012.
Currently, his research interests are on development of new drug delivery systems by means of colloidal carriers, structural characterization of proteins entrapped into micro- and nanocarriers, lyophilization of biopharmaceuticals, targeted and controlled delivery of drugs across biological barriers, solid state characterization of pharmaceuticals and drying of pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals. He is also interested in the up-scale of pharmaceutical and food products and is involved in entrepreneurship activities.