About Us

BioMediTech institute serves as a platform for innovations, technology transfer and industrial collaboration in area of health and life sciences in Tampere University. The institute constitutes several top level research facilities and has brought together technological and bioscientific research in an innovative way.


BioMediTech – Institute of Biosciences and Medical Technology – was established in 2011 by the University of Tampere (UTA) and the Tampere University of Technology (TUT) to gather the multidisciplinary research in life sciences and medical technology under the same organization. Today as part of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Technologies in Tampere University we aim to create new knowledge and clinical/commercial solutions by combining the engineering and biology efficiently with the modern medicine.

Today we have over 300 scientists who conduct research and education in the fields of cell and molecular biology, genetics, biomaterials, biosensors, computational systems, biotechnology, biomedical engineering, and regenerative medicine. Our research groups and collaborators have access to major life science research infrastructure in Tampere University.

BioMediTech is also the local host organization of SPARK Finland.

Key Ratio in 2017

  • 300+ Scientists

    in over 30 research groups

  • 332 Publications

    of which joint 32 (UTA+TUT)

  • 66 Completed Degrees

    of which 52 Master’s and 14 Doctoral

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