Partner Organizations and Administration

All hosting institutions have excellent capacity for research and training as evidenced by strong, internationally leading research teams leaded by senior scientists with considerable research experience and supervision of ESRs; excellent level of interdisciplinary competences in BME and MP fields covered by the research topics, as demonstrated by the broad range of publications and research/innovation products delivered; access to world-class laboratory facilities; access to extensive and well-developed research infrastructures and networks including academic-industry links to major heath technology companies and hospitals; and excellent research training infrastructure. All participating teams are already engaged in interactions through ongoing collaborations at the research group level and through the close collaboration with the private-sector. The hosting institutions, research teams, the key persons and their fields of expertise are further described.


The doctoral programme will be directed by Prof. Rami Korhonen and will be supported by a Coordinator and by an efficient administrative staff within the University of Eastern Finland. The Project Management Committee will be the executive body responsible for the day-to-day coordination and general management of BioMEP, including implementation, monitoring and reporting.