Interstate European research organisation dealing with life sciences.
Its research performance is second to none among European institutions involved in genetics and molecular biology.
In addition to high-quality molecular and cell biology facilities, it operates strategically crucial infrastructure in the fields of bioinformatics and structural biology.
As a leading integrator of European life sciences research it takes part in seven research infrastructure projects in biology and medical science in the EU.
|Short name of research infrastructure||EMBL|
|Name||European Molecular Biology Laboratory|
|Year of foundation||1974|
|ESFRI project/landmark||Not related to ESFRI|
|Number of member countries||27|
|Participating countries||Members: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK
Associate members: Australia
|Partner institutions in Hungary||
Biological Research Centre in Szeged
University of Debrecen,
Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Institute of Enzymology
|Public administration representative||
Attila Levente Szőcs
National Research, Development and Innovation Office
Department for International Affairs
1077 Budapest, Kéthly Anna tér 1.
Phone: +36 1 896 1566
SZBK Institute of Genetics
|Membership payments||2018: EUR 389,360 (≈ HUF 122.7 million)
2019: EUR 458,922 (≈ HUF 160.6 million)
2020: EUR 709,704 (≈ HUF 253 million)
2021: 717 300 EUR (≈ HUF 255,8 million)
2022: 815 019 EUR (≈ HUF 309,7 million)
Benefits of the membership for Hungary
- Opportunities for Hungarian researchers to take part in leading life sciences research projects.
- Access for Hungarian researchers to the most advanced research infrastructures and services.
- Training and further training opportunities in the framework of the EMBL international doctoral and postdoctoral programmes.