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