Dr. Helena Felgueiras is a Biomedical Engineering from University of Minho (Portugal) with a PhD in the same field (specialization in biomaterials) from Université Paris 13 (France). Presently, she works has a Junior Researcher at the Centre for Textile Science and Technology (2C2T, Portugal), developing antimicrobial surfaces resorting to biological cues, and heading the line of research in medical textiles. She is the author of 51 publications, with a h-factor of 14 (scopus). HF has international collaborations with 10 countries, reflected in published work (85 co-authors). She has given 63 national/international communications and has received 6 awards and 17 distinctions.