BioMediTech

Project information

Index: 1243R4
Acronym:TRES
Priority:1: Innovation and the knowledge economy
Sub Theme:Innovation, research and technology development
Location SUOMI / FINLAND MANNER-SUOMI Tampere Länsi-Suomi

Topic of the practice

BioMediTech is a joint institute of Tampere University of Technology and University of Tampere which brings together a powerful mix of multidisciplinary expertise in life sciences and medical technology.

Good Practice Information

BioMediTech, a joint venture between Tampere University of Technology and University of Tampere, brings together a powerful mix of multidisciplinary expertise in life sciences and medical technology. Houses over 250 scientists conducting research and in the fields of cell and molecular biology, genetics,biomaterials, biosensors, computational systems, biotechnology, biomedical engineering,
regenerative medicine, aims to nurture innovation and commercialisation of research results via an active patenting policy, by providing expert advice to its scientists on the innovation potential of their discoveries, and by fostering spin-offs.The research is funded by the two universities themselves together with the City of Tampere, Council of Tampere Region, and research grants

Evidence of success

Also aims to create new platforms for discovery and innovation. During the last ten years research groups have produced nearly 100 patents and over 10 commercial spin-offs. BioMediTech is also pioneering a unique educational environment by combining UTA-based biosciences and TUT-based technology into a single degree programme.

Contact details to obtain further information on the practice

Mr Juho Väisänen

Programme Manager of BioMediTech

juho.vaisanen@biomeditech.fi

www.biomeditech.fi

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