Chemical Biological Centre, Umeå University, Sweden

Sixdepartments and two research units at Umeå university (UmU) and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) are forming one large multidisciplinary research centre: The Chemical Biological Centre (KBC- Kemiskt Biologiskt Centrum). Around 650 people are collaborating in a positive and creative environment in research and teaching. The KBC research school is organizing a graduate program for around 200 PhD students and each department offers a large varity of courses for bachelor and master students.

Although the departments are administratively independent, they have the ambition to share resources (technical platforms) and build up tight networks between the departments to overcome the borders of faculties and universities. The aim is to develop KBC into a world leading research and teaching environment. The KBC consists of the Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC), The Departments of Chemistry, Physics, Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, and Ecology and Environmental Science (EMG).
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Chemical Biological Centre, Umeå University, Sweden

KBC-huset -
Umeå University
SE 90187 Umeå, Sweden
Field of Activity:
Research & Development
Research & Education
Number of employess:
more than 500
Founding year: