20 years of Science and Innovation

Belmira Neto

Senior Researcher

Academic position: Assistant Professor (FEUP)

Background: PhD in Environmental Sciences from the University of Wageningen, The Netherlands

Major research topics

  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Environmental system analysis
  • Sustainable procurement

Selected Publications

Catarina Basto Silva, Inês Guerreiro, Aires Oliva-Teles, Belmira Neto, 2019. Life cycle assessment of diets for gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) with different protein/carbohydrate ratios,  and fishmeal or plant feedstuffs as main protein sources, Int J Life Cycle Assess, DOI: 10.1007/s11367-019-01625-7

Belmira Neto, Miguel Gama Caldas, 2017. The use of green criteria in the Public Procurement of food products and catering services: a review of EU schemes. Environment, Development and Sustainability,  pp. 1-29, DOI: 10.1007/s10668-017-9992-y

Catarina Basto Silva, Luisa M. P. Valente, Elisabete Matos, Miguel Brandão, Belmira Neto, 2017. Life cycle assessment of aquafeed ingredientes, Challenges And Best Practice In LCAs Of Seafood And Other Aquatic Products, The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11367-017-1414-8

Belmira Neto, Ana Cláudia Dias, Marina Machado, 2013. Life cycle assessment of the supply chain of a Portuguese wine: From viticulture to distribution. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 18(3) pp. 590-602 , DOI: 10.1007/s11367-012-0518-4

Marta Herva, Belmira Neto, Enrique Roca, 2014. Environmental assessment of the integrated municipal solid waste management system in Porto (Portugal), Journal of Cleaner Production DOI 10.1016/j.jclepro.2014.02.007

Selected Projects

SAFEGOAL - Tornar mais seguros os relvados sintéticos com enchimento de grãos de borracha de pneus reciclados. Funded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia. Started in 2019. Reference: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-028101

LAunching New SILOxane Treatments: assessing effluent, sludge and air quality and improving biogas production in WWTPs. Funded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia. Started in 2019. Reference: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-032084

Avaliação do Ciclo de Vida (ACV) de duas dietas usadas na produção de Dourada por Aquacultura. Funded by Sorgal. Started in 2013. Reference: IPG 8/2012

Avaliação Ambiental do Consumo de Pescado em Portugal. Funded by the University of Porto. Started in 2011. Reference: PP-IJUP2011-235

Eco-Innovation of Pharmaceutical Buildings Supporting in Sustainable LCA Tools. Funded by the European commission, Started in 2009. Reference: FEUP: ECO/08/239082/SI2.540164




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