University of Helsinki, Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland
(UH-FIMM) – Helsinki, Finland
The University of Helsinki is the oldest and largest university in Finland, an international academic community of 40,000 students and staff members, which has repeatedly been ranked among world’s top universities.
Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM) is an international research institute in Helsinki focusing on human genomics and personalized cancer medicine. FIMM integrates molecular medicine research, technology centre and biobanking infrastructures “under one roof” and thereby promotes translational research and adoption of personalized medicine in health care. FIMM Technology Centre and biobanking infrastructures provide research services for local, national and international customers, including collaborations with companies. The infrastructures operated by FIMM are networked with European ESFRI infrastructures BBMRI, EATRIS, ELIXIR and EU Openscreen. FIMM is part of the Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine. At the national level, FIMM is a joint research institute of the University of Helsinki (primary host), the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, the National Institute for Health and Welfare, and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.