Hosting Institutions

Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG)

Barcelona, Spain.

Created in December 2000, CRG’s mission is to discover and advance knowledge for the benefit of society, public health and economic prosperity.

National Center for Genomic Analysis

Barcelona, Spain.

Created in 2009, the CNAG-CRG carries out projects in DNA sequencing and analysis.

University of Copenhagen

Copenhague, Denmark.

Established in 2003, the Biotech Research and Innovation Centre (BRIC) is an elite biomedical research centre at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH).

Elisava - School of Design and Engineering

Barcelona, Spain.

One of the most important design schools in Europe; ELISAVA is a pioneer in studies of Design and Engineering. Affiliated with Pompeu Fabra University and home to around 2,200 students with more than 800 teachers.

Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research

Basel, Switzerland.

Aimed at understanding the basic molecular mechanisms of health and disease, the Friedrich Miescher Institute (FMI) specialises in epigenetics of stem cell development, cell differentiation, quantitative biology, and neurobiology.

Helmholtz Zentrum München

Munich, Germany.

Helmholtz Zentrum is a member of the Helmholtz Society, one of the two biggest Academic Alliances in Germany. Its parent University, Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) is the leading university in Germany and was amongst the first Universities of Excellence in Germany.

Institut Curie

Paris, France.

Created in 1909 by Nobel Laureate Marie Curie, Institut Curie is a non-profit organisation that brings together France’s largest cancer research centre and a model hospital group that’s dedicated entirely to the care of cancer patients.

European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

Heidelberg, Germany.

EMBL is an intergovernmental organisation specialising in basic research in the life sciences, funded by public research monies from more than 20 member states, including much of Europe and Israel, and two associate members, Argentina and Australia.

Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics

Berlin, Germany.

MPIMG research concentrates on the genome analysis of man and other organisms to contribute to a global understanding of many of the biological processes in the organism, thus elucidating the mechanism behind many human diseases.

Institute of Human Genetics (IGH)

Montpellier, France.

The IGH is dedicated to excellence in fundamental research and pathology. The principal research interests of the IGH are genome dynamics, developmental genetics, epigenetics, and molecular and cellular pathology.

European Institute of Oncology (IEO)

Milan, Italy.

The European Institute of Oncology (IEO) has a worldwide reputation in cancer treatment.


Liege, Belgium.

Founded in 2003 in Belgium, Diagenode is a leading developer and marketer of innovative life-science kits, reagents and integrated systems for epigenetics, genomics and diagnostics.