Bruno Navarro (1977-2021)
The Board of Directors of the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) expresses its deepest regret for the early and sudden death of Bruno Navarro, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Fundação Côa Parque and member of the Board of Directors of the National Agency for Scientific Culture - Ciência Viva.
Bruno Navarro collaborated intensively with the FCT in the launch of the "Programa mobilizador de I&D sobre o Vale do Côa", and was one of the main promoters of the valorization of the Côa Valley region; in the strengthening of the scientific knowledge about the Côa Valley, as well as in the scientific dissemination of the knowledge potential generated by that region.
The Board of Directors of FCT conveys to his family and friends, to Ciência Viva and to Fundação Côa Parque, in this difficult time, its heartfelt condolences.
Buno Navarro was born in Coimbra in 1977, he got his PhD at the Faculty of Science and Technology, University NOVA, where he was also a lecturer. He was a researcher at the Interuniversity Center for the History of Science and Technology and at the History Center of the University of Lisbon. Since 2017 he has been president of the Board of Directors of the Côa Park Foundation, which manages the Museum and the Archaeological Park of the Côa Valley, and since September 2020 he has been a member of the Board of Ciência Viva. He passed away this Saturday, January 30, 2021.