ü Developing a multidisciplinary Portuguese network of excellence in proteomic studies focused on the identification of human target proteins as diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic tools, as well as, on the proteome characterization of relevant microorganisms and plants to human health or human environment.
ü Encouraging interactions among Portuguese institutions and universities, and perhaps industry, in order to facilitate the transfer of expertise and technologies.
ü Contributing to the dissemination of updated information on new technologies quickly and effectively as possible among the members.
ü Promoting advanced training in Proteomics to improve the technical level of the new generation of Portuguese researchers of post-genomic era.
ü Actively enhancing national and international collaborations in the network, namely with EuPA and HUPO to increase the exchange of useful methodologies and resources for the development of Proteomics field.