IMP is a humanistic institution, dedicated to the study of arts and sciences whose objective is to teach how to develop oneself individually and in the society, functioning as a meeting point where each individual, regardless of religion, race or social status, can develop his or her conscientiousness and potential, while at the same time contributing to the creation of a healthier world.
Founded in 1985, formerly with the name Kushi Institute of Portugal, and affiliated with the Kushi Institute of Boston, USA and other similar organizations in Europe, the IMP main purpose is the development of educational programs on The Macrobiotic Way of Life and other forms of traditional therapies, mainly oriental.
Combining the ancient traditions to modern knowledge, IMP is dedicated to the study of Life, disseminating knowledge and means to promote health and development on a personal, social and environmental level.