The Foundation also focus on the advancement of medicine in Portugal by promoting and supporting scientific research in the area of paediatric oncology.


  • to promote the discussion of relevant issues and work meetings
  • promover o desenvolvimento de trabalhos e estudos científicos
  • to promote the development of scientific papers and studies

Clinical trials

The Foundation supports the promotion and development of scientific research in paediatric oncology through the funding of inherent medical professional liability insurance policies in order to ensure enrolment and participation of children in research studies and thus contribute to effective improvement of the national paediatric oncology reality.

Studies regulated by protocols and that aim to study the disease, evaluate new treatments of cure and, in future cases, recommend the most effective treatment based on these results


Rui Osório de Castro / Millennium bcp Prize

In view of the development of innovative projects and initiatives in Paediatric Oncology, the Foundation has been Prizeing the Rui Osório de Castro / Millennium bcp Prize in the amount of € 15,000 since 2017.