The Karolinska Institutet is one of Europe’s largest medical universities. It is also Sweden´s largest centre for medical training and research. Through research, education and information, the Karolinska Institutet contributes to improving human health. Each year, the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet awards the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. The department of Biosciences and Nutrition performs research and education in areas of medical science and offers an international working environment. Most research projects it conducts are in the context of national and international networks.
The Karolinska Institutet was a FOOD member during the project phase.