Center for Functional Materials (FUNMAT)

FUNMAT is a research center in functional materials based at Åbo Akademi University. FUNMAT is combining the expertise in chemistry, physics, biology, paper coating and printing to develop functional materials, devices and large area manufacturing for interfacing with biological systems. The multidisciplinary research is done in close collaboration with industry and our extensive collaboration network […]

Basic research, Biochemistry, Diagnostics, Drug delivery, Drug solubility, Formulation, Nanoparticles, Pharmacy, Physics, Preclinical development, R&D Platforms

Turku Metabolomics Centre

The Turku Metabolomics Centre (TMC) was established in the Fall of 2017, and currently comprises four analytical laboratories on the University of Turku and Åbo Academy campuses, with the primary focus on biomedical and clinical applications. TMC covers a broad range of analytical methods, useful for discovery studies, hypothesis-driven targeted studies as well as clinical […]

Basic research, Bioinformatics, Diagnostics, In Vitro Diagnostics, Machine learning, Metabolomics, NMR, Pattern recognition, R&D Platforms, Systems Biology, Target discovery

Turku BioImaging

Turku BioImaging, TBI (www.bioimaging.fi), is an umbrella organization for “all things imaging” in Turku, jointly operated by Åbo Akademi University and the University of Turku. TBI was initiated in 2007 as a broad-based, interdisciplinary imaging consortium that aims at bringing together all biological and medical imaging expertise in Turku and elsewhere in Finland. In 2017, […]

Atomic-force microscopy, Basic research, Clinical development, Diagnostics, Electron microscopy, FTIR or RAMAN microscopy, High throughput imaging, Imaging, Imaging software, In Vivo Diagnostics, PET, Preclinical development, R&D Platforms, Super-resolution imaging, Ultrasound imaging

Cancer Centre of the Turku University Hospital

The Tyks Cancer Centre guarantees high-quality cancer treatment and research in the hospital districts of Southwest Finland, Satakunta and Vaasa. The Tyks Cancer Centre works to unify treatment practices and treatment quality, and to see to it that patients get access to treatment according to unified criteria in a timely manner in the western coastal […]

Breast cancer, Cancer, Clinical development, Colorectal cancer, Diagnostics, In Vitro Diagnostics, In Vivo Diagnostics, Lung cancer, Melanoma, Ovarian cancer, Prostate cancer, R&D Platforms, Squamous cell carcinoma

Turku PET Centre

Turku PET Centre is a Finnish National Research Institute for the use of short-lived positron emitting isotopes in the field of medical research. The scientific research strategy of the Turku PET Centre involves six major topics: Cardiovascular and Metabolic research, Brain research, Cancer research, Preclinical studies and Drug development, Radiochemistry research and Data processing and […]

Cancer, Cardiovascular diseases, Clinical development, Diabetes, In Vivo Diagnostics, Obesity, PET, Preclinical development

MRI Research Center

Magnetic Resonance imaging research Center, Turku, Finland is a joint project of the Medical Imaging Center of South-West Finland, Turku University Hospital, and University of Turku. Our aim is to advance the area of magnetic resonance imaging with direct application in clinical medical imaging. The main research areas are as follows: Intrinsic issue contrast MR […]

Clinical development, Imaging, In Vivo Diagnostics