The Champalimaud Foundation received the King and Queen of Spain
Watch the visit video On the 30th of november, as part of the state visit to Portugal, King Philip VI and Queen Letizia were at the Champalimaud Centre, where they were welcomed by the President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, the President of the Foundation, Leonor Beleza, and Vice-President, João Silveira Botelho.
The visit began in the Champalimaud Clinical Centre, passing through the new Surgical Centre and in-patient facility. This was followed by a greeting of doctors and researchers from Spain, who briefly and informally explained the work that the Champalimaud Foundation team develops in the fields of oncology and neuroscience.
The visit ended in the Champalimaud Foundation’s Auditorium where, with the Belém Tower as a backdrop, the Honour Book was signed by the King and Queen of Spain and President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.