RISE is based on 5 interrelated Thematic Lines (TL). The first three TLs (TL1-TL3) focuses on preclinical, clinical and translational research on a wide range of relevant diseases, articulating with the remaining two TLs (TL4 and TL5), which focuses their research on how to improve healthcare and how to address important health societal challenges incorporating the most adequate scientific evidence:
TL1 – Clinical and Translational Research in Cardiovascular Sciences
TL2 – Clinical and Translational Research in Oncology
TL3 –Clinical and Translational Research in Inflammatory and Degenerative Diseases
TL4 – Healthcare Policy, Technology and Digital Transformation
TL5 – Community Health and Societal Challenges
Our mission: To strengthen Health Research, from the preclinical and clinical stages to the community level, by connecting universities to healthcare providers, in the scope of the Portuguese policy for Science and Technology.