Tiago Malaquias, machine learning & data scientist at Clinical Translational Research and Innovation Center, is the President of APEI Benelux.

APEI Benelux is an association of Portuguese students, researchers and graduates residing in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. Founded in 2016, it is an independent and non-profit association whose mission is to represent and defend the interests of researchers, university students and Portuguese graduates in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, strengthening their integration and visibility; develop and support strategies to maximize the contribution and influence of its members in Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Portugal; encourage and promote relations between researchers, university students and Portuguese graduates in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, and universities, companies and other institutions; contribute to the integration in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg of new students, researchers and graduates; expose the value of the Portuguese community in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.