Facts about SMI

  • Major activities of SMI: Research, training, and innovation
     
  • An inter-disciplinary, international center with a scientific and technical-administrative staff of about 80 persons. In addition, a number of tenured researchers are affiliated to SMI. Approximately 50% of the researchers come from abroad
     
  • Management: Professor and Chairman Lars Arendt-Nielsen (co-founder) and the heads of the Research Interest Groups (RIG)
     
  • Established as a Center of Excellence in 1993 with support from the Danish National Research Foundation
     
  • In 1997, The International Doctoral School in Medicine, Biomedical Science and Technology was established in affiliation to SMI. In 2006 the School was further able to offer the first doctoral programme for elite students
     
  • Major funding sources are private foundations, national research and research training programmes, international programmes (EU and NIH), and industrial collaboration
     
  • Annual turnover is approx. 30 mill. DKK (4 mill. €)
     
  • Approx. 1,500 m2 of office and 650 m2 of modern, fully equipped laboratories are available at SMI - a part of Department of Health Science and Technology