The Università di Milano-Bicocca, UNIMIB founded in 1998, is one of the most dynamic, research- and innovation-oriented Italian universities and includes 14 Departments with about 33,000 students enrolled (2017/18 year).
UNIMIB has 117 patents and 13 spin-offs, exploiting opportunities from a broad range of technological commercial sectors: nanomedicine and biotechnology, therapeutic and diagnostic, energy and environment, smart materials and ICT.
The Physics Department of UNIMIB enrolls about 40 staff scientists and has basic research programs in all major fields of Physics: Particle Physics, Theoretical Physics, Astrophysics, Biophysics, Plasma Physics and Electronics.
The Department of Biotechnology and Biosciences BTBS at the University of Milano-Bicocca has been founded in 1999 as a multidisciplinary institute. It is composed of 30 independent research groups working on Organic, Biomolecular and Computational Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Physiology, Genetics, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Fermentation Chemistry, Immunology, Biophysics, Zoology, Botany and Ecology.