HiLIFE Helsinki Institute of Life Science was established in 2017 to bridge over campuses and build even more vibrant University of Helsinki life science community. Today HiLIFE is one of the leading life science research institutes in the Nordics. It supports outstanding research and generation of innovations across the University’s 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.
HiLIFE is recruiting at all levels including tenure-track assistant/associate professors. The HiLIFE Fellows program forms a a forum for interactions and is instrumental in developing HiLIFE. The HiLIFE Innovation and Corporate Collaboration program has initiated e.g. HiPOC proof of concept grants and y Science event at SLUSH.