Professor Rui L. Reis, PhD, DSc, Hon. Causa MD, FBSE, FTERM, member of NAE, FAIMBE, FEAMBES, is the Vice-President for Research and Innovation of University of Minho, Portugal, Director of the 3B’s Research Group and of the ICVS/3B´s Associate Laboratory of UMinho. He is also the CEO of the European Institute of Excellence on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, the Coordinator of the Discoveries Centre for Regenerative and Precision Medicine, Global President of the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) and the Editor-in-chief of the Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (Wiley). He is a recognized World expert, with more 1050 published works listed on ISI Web of Knowledge, being also an inventor of around 60 patents. He has been awarded many important international prizes, many of them for his contributions to the literature, and is the PI of projects with a budget totalizing more than 45 million Euros.