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About the BIU
Biomedicum Imaging Unit is a core facility that provides expertise and state-of-the-art equipment for modern multidimensional biomedical imaging applications. Currently available imaging systems and services include:
The services are available for all local, national, international and commercial customers. In 2014, BIU provided services to 172 researchers from 66 research groups, corresponding to over 12,500 instrument hours.
BIU is housed and supported by the Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki. Additional financial support is received through Biocentrum Helsinki, Biocenter Finland Biological Imaging Technology Platform and Academy of Finland.
BIU is the founding member of Helsinki Functional Imaging Center (HFIC) that is recognized as one of the most significant nationalimaging research infrastructures. HFIC is in the European Science Foundation roadmap as an infrastructure of significant European scientific relevance. BIU is part of the Finnish BioImaging consortium, National Imaging Infrastructure network of Biocenter Finland, European Light Microscopy Initiative, and a stakeholder of the ESFRI EuroBioImaging pan-European infrastructure project.
Find out more information on the EuroBioImaging project at www.eurobioimaging.eu.
Page updated October 21, 2016