Helsinki Institute of Life Science HiLIFE

  • Postal address

    Haartmaninkatu 8, Biomedicum Helsinki

    Helsinki

    Finland

  • Postal address

    Viikinkaari 5, Biocenter 2

    Helsinki

    Finland

Organization profile

Organisation Profile

HiLIFE Helsinki Institute of Life Science is one of the leading life science research institutes in the Nordics. It fosters outstanding research and generation of innovations across the University of Helsinki campuses to create an attractive international environment where today’s grand challenges in health and environment are solved together.

HiLIFE contains the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland FIMM, Institute of Biotechnology (BI) and Neuroscience Center (NC) as units. It is also the only unit at the University of Helsinki that takes responsibility of cross-campus needs and the development in the Life Science area. This dual role makes HiLIFE a unique entity in the University.

Fields of Science

  • 1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology
  • 1182 Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology
  • 11831 Plant biology
  • 11832 Microbiology and virology
  • 1184 Genetics, developmental biology, physiology
  • 3111 Biomedicine
  • 3112 Neurosciences
  • 318 Medical biotechnology
  • 217 Medical engineering

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.