Vera Moura completed her BSc degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences and her PhD in Pharmaceutical Technology from the University of Coimbra, Portugal, in the area of targeted therapies in Oncology. She is co-author of three patents granted in USA and scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals. She was awarded with the best thesis award 2011 (2nd place) from the Portuguese Society of Pharmaceutical Sciences (SPCF) and the Spanish-Portuguese Local Chapter of Controlled Release Society (SPLC-CRS). As co-author of the project Smart Medicines, she was awarded in the Entrepreneurship contests “Arrisca Coimbra 2009” and “Idea to Product 2010 (I2P)”. She has collaborated with the Tech Transfer Office from the University of Coimbra as a Manager for Science and Technology. She is co-founder and current CEO of TREAT U, S.A., a spin-off company from the Center for Neurosciences and Cell Biology from the University of Coimbra.