Centres and Infrastructures at Biology and Biological Engineering

The research groups and researchers at the Department of Biology and Biological Engineering are part of several nationally and international founded centers and infrastructures. The department further functions as a bridge between some of these centres and infrastructures.


  • Formulaex
    The Formulaex centre is an industrial research centre for functional RNA delivery. The aim is to contribute fundamental knowledge required for the design of safe and efficient nanoscale drug-delivery vehicles for next generation nucleotide drugs.
  • Wallenberg Wo​od Science Center, WWS
    ​Wallenberg Wood Science Center is a research center with a focus on new materials from trees. The mission is to create knowledge and build competence that can form the basis for an innovative future value creation from forest raw material.​

​​ Infrastructures

  • ​​​​Chalmers Ma​ss Spectrometry Infrastructure, CMSI
    The CMSI is a Chalmers infrastructure that provides access to both mass spectrometry instrumentation and service analyses to researchers at Chalmers and beyond.  Currently many different types of small molecules can be analysed in biological samples at the CMSI, and the range of analyses is expanding.  The CMSI also performs metabolomics analysis and is a node of the Swedish Metabolomics Centre in Umeå.

  • Computational Systems Biology Infrastructure, CSBI
    CSBI is a national research support infrastructure with two main aims; To establishment of a computational framework for management and usage of genome-scale metabolic models (GEMs), and providing expert support in computational biology and bioinformatics  for nationally prioritised research projects.

Other networks

  • Blue Food −​ Centre for Future Seafood​

    Blue Food − Centre for future seafood is an initiative to harness the enormous potential that lies in producing healthy seafood in Swedish waters and to make Sweden a leading producer of sustainable seafood.​
  • Food Scie​nce Center, FSS

    FSS is a national platform with the aim of strengthening and highlighting Swedish food research. Within four thematic areas (raw materials, technology, environment, and food-health) the center is currently developing national interdisciplinary research projects.​
  • ​Kristineberg Center for Marine Research and Innovation

    Kristineberg Center is an open partnership founded to accelerate the transition to a sustainable blue economy. The mission is to advance the implementation of research and knowledge.
  • National Bioinformatics Infrastructure Sweden, NBIS
    This is a national VR funded infrastructure with the core at the SciLifeLab. NBIS is the Swedish node of ELEXIR, an EU funded infrastructure for bioinformatics. Chalmers has a node in NBIS and it is planned to expand this further such that it becomes a key node for bioinformatics service in the region.
  • Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability, DTU Biosustain
    ​DTU Biosustain  is a large research center with its main site at Technical University of Denmark and with satellites at Chalmers, KTH and University California of San Diego. The center is funded through a donation of 1.3 billion DKK from the Novo Nordisk Foundation.
  • PAN Sweden
    The vision of the PAN Sweden Research Centre is that sustainable-produced food with health benefits will be the consumer’s preferred choice.
  • Scilifelab
    SciLifeLab, Science for Life Laboratory, is a national research infrastructur for the advancement of molecular biosciences in Sweden. 
  • Swedish National Infrastructure for Biological Mass Spectrometry, BioMS
    BioMS is a national infrastructure for biological mass spectrometry and proteomics​.​

Page manager Published: Fri 08 Oct 2021.