1. Travel award to Susana Palma for the attendance of the 9th International Conference on Scientific and Clinical Applications of Magnetic Carriers, held in Minneapolis (Minnesota, USA) from the 22nd to the 26th of May, 2012.

2. Travel award to Íris Batalha for the attendance of the HUPO 11th Annual World Congress, held in Boston, Massachusetts, between the 9th and 13th of September 2012.