Research networks

Mission for SciLifeLab Linköping

SciLifeLab Linköping is tasked with strengthening SciLifeLab's opportunities to develop existing capacity areas; Precision Medicine, Planetary Biology and Pandemic Laboratory Preparedness, as well as implementing Data-Driven Life Sciences.

Research networks at LiU

National research networks

Data-Driven Life Science (DDLS)

A national research program run by Knut and Alice Wallenberg foundation and SciLifeLab with approximately 400 data scientists working on interdisciplinary collaborations and innovations, and building a strong computational and science database for free and accessible data.

Data Driven Life Science (DDLS)

National Molecular Medicine Program (NMMP)

A network between WCMM, DDLS and SciLifeLab with the aim of promoting scientific and technical collaborations.

National Molecular Medicine Program (NMMP)

Areas of strength

Illustrative image of cancer cells and networks.


Cancer is a research network for scientists and health care professionals at Linköping University and at the County Council of Östergötland (Region Östergötland). The research is related to cancer diagnosis, pathogenesis and treatment.

Viruvian man

Circulation and metabolism - CircM

CircM is a strategic research network for researchers at Linköping University and Region Östergötland within the research field circulation and cardio-metabolic risk factors.



e-Health is one of five areas of strength at Linköping University and Region Östergötland. The areas' mission is to conduct internationally outstanding research and to create an inclusive research environment with high scientific level.

Strategic Research Area in Forensic Sciences

The Strategic Research Area in Forensic Sciences is a joint venture between the National Board of Forensic Medicine in Sweden and Linköping University.

Medical Inflammation and Infection Center (MIIC)

Medical Inflammation and Infection Center (MIIC) research focus is on infections and inflammatory conditions, which are major concerns for human health.


Center for Systems Neurobiology

Center for Systems Neurobiology is a strategic effort from Linköping University (LiU) and Region Östergötland aimed at strengthening research within the medical field.

East Sweden MedTech

East Sweden MedTech - a strategic innovation initiative within medical technology linking researchers, innovations and healthcare together. (Webpage only in Swedish)

East Sweden MedTech