Maria João Jacinto (Researcher)
Maria João Jacinto (Researcher)

Maria João Jacinto is the Executive Director of Patient Innovation. Maria João received her Ph.D. degree in Bioengineering framed in MIT Portugal program. She was previously a postdoctoral contracted at Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics for research focus on ‘Revolutionizing Healthcare: Empowering patients by valuing innovation and promoting entrepreneurship’. Maria João had different international collaboration and research experiences as her master thesis in University of Ghent, in European bioengineering research projects and part of her PhD thesis in University of Houston, Texas, USA. Maria João received her MSc in Biological Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico.

2020 - Postgraduate course Project Management - ISEG Lisbon School of Economics & Management

2019 - PhD Bioengineering - Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa

2012 - MSc Biological Engineering - Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa 

User innovation in healthcare