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Turku Centre for Biotechnology, Company Profile

13:55 EST 24th November 2017 | BioPortfolio

Turku Centre for Biotechnology is an institute of University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University. The Centre provides technical expertise and coordinating services for academic and industrial projects in several central areas of biotechnology. Many of the key instruments have been installed at the Centre to create "core facilities" for biotechnical research.
Turku Centre for Biotechnology was established in 1992 to facilitate biotechnology and biomedical research and scientific interactions between research groups across departments and within the two universities. This concept has proved efficient and helps in optimizing the use of resources. The Centre has also provided a forum for active interactions between academia and industry. Such interactions have resulted in a number of biotech companies, which are based on scientific discoveries in academia.

Today, we have three major functions. We are involved in research, training and education. We provide expertise and services in the area of biotechnology and aim at staying in the frontier of new technologies and research. We are also interested in facilitating interactions and discussions between academia and industry

Location

P.O.Box 123,
BioCity
Turku
FIN-20521
Finland

Contact

Phone: 358 2 333 8603
Fax: 358 2 333 8000
Email: office@btk.utu.fi


News Articles [430 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Socioeconomic status in childhood linked with cardiac structure and function in adulthood

(University of Turku) The multicenter trial coordinated by the Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Turku, Finland, shows that low socioeconomic statu...

Childhood socioeconomic status associated with arterial stiffness in adulthood

(University of Turku) The multicenter trial coordinated by the Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Turku, Finland, shows that lower socioeconomic sta...

University of Finland's biological bypass shows promise in coronary artery disease patients

University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio University Hospital and Turku PET Centre as part of the Centre of Excellence in Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases of the Academy of Finland which carried out ...

Finland stabbings: Police 'do not rule out terrorism' after knife rampage leaves two dead

Finnish authorities stepped up security around the country after a stabbing rampage left two people dead and half a dozen wounded in a western city. One suspect was arrested after being shot by armed ...

Fern fossil data clarifies origination and extinction of species

(University of Turku) Throughout the history of life, new groups of species have flourished at the expense of earlier ones and global biodiversity has varied dramatically over geologic time. A new stu...

Two dead, six injured in Finland stabbing spree

Police shot and wounded a suspect after a stabbing spree in which a man killed two people and wounded six others in the Finnish city of Turku. Within hours of the attack on Friday the force had annou...

The Biotechnology and Bioeconomy Landscape in Malaysia

Dr. Mahaletchumy Arujanan, Executive Director of the Malaysian Biotechnology Information Centre, and Muthu Singaram of VibaZone Private Limited in Malaysia, discussed the landscape of biotechnology an...

HIIT releases endorphins in the brain

(University of Turku) Finnish researchers at the University of Turku have revealed that exercise-induced endorphin release in the brain depends on the intensity of the exercise. Endorphin release indu...

Clinical Trials [891 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

A Pilot Scheme - Specimen Collection of Health Management Center

Biomedical and biotechnology industry is internationally regarded as the most brilliant star performer of the future. The development of biomedical depends on a high quality academic resea...

Variation of Genes Controlling Carbohydrate and Lipid Metabolism

Aim of the study is to investigate genes regulating glucose and lipid metabolism in subjects whose glucose metabolism, lipid metabolism, blood flow, or body fat distribution has been measu...

Efficacy of Systemic Glucocorticoid in the Treatment of Wheezing in Children

We can not predict which wheezing child younger than 3 years of age benefits from systemic glucocorticoid and which one does not. It is not known whether the differences in the efficacy ar...

A Multi-Centre Clinical Study in Chronic Spinal Cord Injury Patients

To establish a solid foundation, e.g. network and a coordinating centre for testing new SCI therapies in forthcoming randomized controlled multi-centre clinical trials following internatio...

Evaluating an Intervention to Increase Use of Call Centre Support for Self-managed Medical Abortion

Self-management of medical abortion (MA) pills purchased from pharmacies is considered to be one of the reasons behind falling morbidity and mortality from unsafe abortion in recent years....

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