Partner universities

Luleå University of Technology

Researchers at Luleå University of Technology (LTU) develop novel NMR methodologies for probing biologically important systems, e.g. Alzheimer’s amyloid-b oligomers, and solid state and diffusion NMR methodologies for characterising advanced functional materials. LTU seeks to extend the successful double doctorate programme with UOULU via the I4Future programme.

Lund University

From Lund University (ULund), the Department of Physics, the Division of Medical Physics and the Division of Solid Mechanics are taking part in the I4Future programme. The Department of Physics has a strong research programme in spectroscopy and characterisation of materials. The Division of Medical Physics specialises in spectroscopy using synchrotron radiation and pulsed XUV lasers. The Division of Solid Mechanics applies computational modelling tools and experiments for studying material mechanics of materials from polymers and metals to fibre materials and bio-composites.

Uppsala University

The Division of Molecular and Condensed Matter Physics at Uppsala University is recognised as world leading in the development of X-ray based spectroscopic techniques as tools for the study of atomic processes. This has resulted in a leading position in the study of atoms, molecules and condensed matter – in particular with applications in the areas of energy, environment, and advanced technology.

Université Pierre et Marie Curie

The Laboratory of Physical Chemistry-Matter and Radiation is located in Paris and affiliated to Université Pierre et Marie Curie and Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique. It gathers physical chemists and physicists in seven teams working on wide range of themes in nanoscience and ultra-fast sciences, with the common tools and methodologies that are UV and X-ray spectroscopies, mainly managed on synchrotron, XFEL and HHG facilities. Our experimental and theoretical research activities cover studies of solid-state electronic and magnetic properties, surface sciences and fundamental aspects of molecular structures and dynamics in gas phase. Our teams are:

A.1 Strongly correlated systems - Magnetic materials  
A.2 Interfaces, multimaterials - X-ray sources and optics 
B.1 Electronic structure and inner-shell processes: From gas phase to correlated systems 
B.2 Functionalized and environmental surfaces 
C.1 Relaxation dynamics of inner-shell excited atoms, molecules and clusters 
C.2 Multiple photoionisation by electron coincidence spectroscopy 
C.3 Ultra-fast dynamics of quantum systems in strong fields

Institute of Chemical Technology - Mumbai

Institute of Chemical Technology - Mumbai (ICTMUM) is a world renowned institute with research in all fields of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology, Green Technology, Biotechnology, and Materials and Energy Engineering. It has been rated among the top five institutes in Chemical Engineering in the world and has been cited as the best example for industry connectivity in India. In the past 10 years 310 patents have been filed/acquired by ICTMUM.

Soochow University

The mission of Center for Systems Biology at Soochow University (SUDA) is to integrate multidisciplinary approaches for understanding complex diseases at systems level. To achieve the goal SUDA combines information from various omics fields to investigate the differences in the dynamic properties of healthy and diseased systems.

Ulm University

International Graduate School in Molecular Medicine of Ulm University (IGradU) has a strong track record in Molecular Medicine with excellent research networks in a national and international context. The mission of IGradU is to promote and support excellence in graduate education and training in the field of biomedical research. Modern concepts in Molecular Medicine utilise interdisciplinary approaches combining methods from the areas of molecular biology and genetics with those from informatics, mathematics, physics and engineering. Partner in the Joint Doctoral Degree Programme “Tissue Homeostasis: Development, Aging and Regeneration”, TissueHome; programme includes cross-disciplinary research projects between biosciences and other fields e.g. ICT, thus far the only international Joint Doctoral Degree programme at University of Oulu, est. in 2013 with currently 10 registered ESRs.

University of Gothenburg

Focus areas of the research at the Department of Physics, University of Gothenburg are atomic and molecular physics, condensed matter physics, complex systems and biophysics. The Department has expertise in modelling dynamic processes in turbulent systems, spintronics, nanomagnetism, and thin-film magnetism and optical imaging and manipulation of cells.

University of Liverpool

The Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Liverpool, consists of five research departments. Research is carried out within multidisciplinary teams, often with national and international partners, around the following themes: Drug Safety, Women and Children’s Health, Cancer, Epilepsy and Personalised Medicines. University of Liverpool hosts the “Centre for Cell Imaging” and a new state-of-the-art “Centre for Preclinical Imaging”, which has been designed specifically for the development of multimodal imaging strategies, which are in the focus of I4Future programme.

Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Charité is one of the largest university hospitals in Europe. Charité has 3700 doctors and scientist and more the half of the German Nobel Prize winners in medicine and physiology come from there. Charité has an international reputation for excellence in training. The Berlin-Branderburg Center for Regenerative Therapies of Charité focuses on diseases of the immune system, the musculoskeletal system and the cardiovascular system for which currently only unsatisfactory treatment options are available.


Last updated: 2.2.2018

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