Academy of Finland
Funding decision
Applicant / Contact person Makarow, Marja
Organisation University of Helsinki
Project title Biocenter Finland
Decision No. 319189
Decision date 18.01.2019
Funding period 01.09.2018 - 31.12.2019
Funding 826 497
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Project description
Biocenter Finland (BF) was founded in 2007 by the six universities hosting the five biocenters of Finland (UEF, UH, UO, UTA, UTU and AU). BF is firmly rooted in the profiles of its host universities and implements their research strategies. BF was selected to the Finnish Research Infrastructure (FIRI) Roadmap 2014-2020 with outstanding rating. BF supports research excellence by nation-wide coordination of the development and services of, and investments in open access state-of-the-art research infrastructure for cutting-edge science, collaboration, training, internationalization of faculty and delivery of impact on society. BFs twelve technology platforms operate in the biocenters and serve the majority of the Finnish life scientists, many of which have delivered break-throughs in research and innovation.