Fernanda Margarido has got a PhD degree in Materials Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico (Technical University of Lisbon). She is Professor at IST and researcher at the Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research (IN+). She is Researcher in the Laboratory of Industrial Ecology and Sustainability and the Scientific Coordinator of the Waste Processing and Management Laboratory, leading a research group on Materials Recycling and Chemical Metallurgy. She has been the Principal Researcher of several National and International projects in the field of recycling of wastes and end-of-life products. This research has been published in different papers in international conferences and journals.