The research conducted at CQM is divided between two groups: Materials and Natural Products and it complies with the highest standards of quality which have lead to many publications in International Journals, books and chapters.



The CQM team has over 50 researchers from multiple nationalities across many fields. The Scientific Commission is made up by the most experienced senior researchers and they are responsible for managing CQM's activities.


Funding Agencies

Ongoing Projects

  • BlueHuman - BLUE (marine) biotechnology as a platform for innovation in Atlantic Area towards the smart and sustainable growth of Europe on HUMAN’s health and well-being (EAPA_151/2016). Funded by: Atlantic Area INTERREG (01/01/2018 - 31/12/2020). Main contractor: Universidade do Minho. Total funds: € 1 892 901. CQM (Team member): € 99 968.
  • CQM+ - Centro de Química da Madeira - CQM+ (M1420-01-0145-FEDER-000005). Funded by: Madeira 14-20 (01/04/2018 - 31/08/2020). Total funds: € 1 981 119.16.