EU-LIFE institutes host a significant fringe of excellent research in Europe. With over 530 independent research groups, research performed in EU-LIFE institutes provides high-level research output through relevant scientific advances and the transfer of its knowledge for the economic, environmental and social benefit of the populations.

Research at EU-LIFE institutes spans a wide range of scientific fields across the life sciences from biomedical research to biotechnology and material sciences.

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staff members