Instituto Pedro Nunes
IPN     IPN Incubadora

Measurement of the unbound fraction of biotoxic metallic cations in waters and effluents using electroanalytical methods with emphasis on copper, cadmium, zinc and lead at trace level using injection techniques.
Diagnosis and resolution of corrosion problems involving metals and metal alloys exposed to humid atmospheres in contact with chemicals etc. in maritime or saline environments.
Development of R&D projects in collaboration with enterprises to overcome and minimise problems resulting from environmental contamination and corrosion and to develop electrochemical sensors and biosensors for monitoring and diagnostics.