Tomi P. Mäkelä, MD PhD, Founding Director, Helsinki Institute of Life Science HiLIFE
Professor Tomi P. Mäkelä is Founding Director of Helsinki Institute of Life Science HiLIFE at the
University of Helsinki. Initiated in 2017, HiLIFE integrates strengths in life science on university
campuses to enhance high quality research and facilitate national and international partnerships in
areas of research, infrastructures, and innovations.
Mäkelä was the driver of the establishment since the original concept in summer 2014.