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Profile of registrant

Bio3 - Estudos e Projectos em Biologia e Valorização de Recursos Naturais

Identification number in the register: 66358747829-47
Registration date: 26/01/12 19:11:05

The information on this organisation was last modified on 29/01/14 19:16:50
The date of the last annual update was 27/01/14 13:12:21

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Bio3 - Estudos e Projectos em Biologia e Valorização de Recursos Naturais
Acronym: Bio3, Lda.
Legal status: Sociedade limitada por quotas
Website address:


Section: I - Professional consultancies/law firms/self-employed consultants
and more precisely: Professional consultancies

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Hugo Costa
Position: Sócio-Gerente

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Hugo Costa
Position: Sócio-Gerente

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 37 B Rua D. Francisco Xavier de Noronha 
Almada 2800-092
Telephone number: (+351) 212951588
Fax number: (+351) 210864011
Other contact information: We have another office in Aveiro, Portugal with the following address:

Bio3, Lda.
Estrada de S. Bernardo, 436, r/c esq,
3810-175 Aveiro

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Our mission is to reconcile human infrastructures and economic activities with biodiversity conservation and management. This means providing the best technical solutions available to each of our clients, always with an innovative spirit.

Bio3's vision is to to be an international reference in biodiversity consultancy and research, maintaining our independence and entrepreneurial spirit as a privately-held company, and to expand into the global market, promoting Portugal abroad.

Founded in 2005, Bio3 achieved a solid growth rate and is currently a national reference operating in its market. During the first 7 years of existence, Bio3 has developed the biological section of over 350 projects, mostly
related to environmental assessment, post-evaluation, environmental management and planning. It has been awarded the title of SME Leader in Portugal in 2009, 2010 and 2011. Bio3 also executes applied research studies in 2011 was considered one of the 174 most innovative SME's operating in Portugal and was integrated in the COTEC SME Innovation Network.

Bio3 is an expert company on Ecological Baseline Studies and Biodiversity Monitoring Surveys, with an emphasis on renewable energy projects.
Level of interests represented:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 18
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Sem actividades neste ambito

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Research and Technology
  • Trans-European Networks


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Portuguese Association for Impact Assessment (APAI, member of IAIA)
Portuguese Association of the Environmental Technologies Companies
Member of COTEC SME Innovation Network
Member of the Portuguese Society for the protection of Birds (Member of BirdLife International)

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Share of turnover related to representing interests to EU institutions on behalf of clients:
1000000  € - 1250000  €

Clients with turnover below 50000 €.
  • Iberwind II produção, Sociedade Unipessoal
  • Parque Eólico da Serra de Bornes, S.A.
  • Alto Marão - Energia Eólica, Unipessoal, Lda.
  • Hidroeléctrica das Trutas
  • Parque Eólico de Trevim, Lda.
  • EDIA - Empresa de Desenvolvimento e Infra-estrutur

Clients generating a turnover of 50000 € - 100000 €.
  • DHV
  • Parque Eólico de Chão Falcão, Lda.
  • EDP - Gestão da Produção de Energia, S.A.
  • EDP Renováveis Portugal, S.A.
  • Eólica da Terra Fria, S.A.
  • Eólica do Alto Douro, S.A.
  • Eólica do Cachopo S.A.

Clients generating a turnover of 200000 € - 250000 €.
  • ATKINS Portugal

Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

We haven't received any source of funding from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.