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Research support

The availability of high-quality services that support research activities is the key to ensuring that the institute’s scientific excellence is fully enhanced, protected, valorised and disseminated and that its impact on society is maximised.

LIH researchers can rely on a vast array of internal support services, providing them with the tools, processes, framework conditions and opportunities necessary to carry out high-quality research and maximise the impact of their work.

Early stage researchers and doctoral candidates also benefit from a dedicated Doctoral Training Unit, ensuring high-quality training.

Find out more about the available research support services and dedicated offices below.

Bioinformatics Platform

The Bioinformatics Platform provides top of the line bioinformatics services to the research groups of the LIH and other collaborating partners. 

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Business & Interoperability Solutions and Information Technology Support

The LIH IT Department provides a robust and secure Information System fostering the creation of an integrated, interoperable and federated data environment to advance data-driven healthcare. 

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Science Operations

The mission of the science office (SO) is to actively manage science across the LIH.   The office aims to create a cooperative working environment at LIH and optimal framework conditions where scientists are able to produce excellent research and innovation.  

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Doctoral Training

The training of doctoral candidates in a quality research and management environment is a key objective of our institution. 

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Data Integration and Analysis

The Data Integration and Analysis unit supports the LIH in maximising the potential of data for translational research purposes.

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IT eXpertise in Health Data (IT-X-HD)

Information Technology (IT) plays a defining role in the healthcare sector. Tools and methods from the IT sector help improve coordination between the various actors in the health system, provide deeper insights into patients’ health and burdens, and reduce workload.

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Quality & Safety Management office (QSMO)

The mission of the QSMO is to design, implement and maintain an integrated Quality Management System (iQMS) at LIH, which combines the pillars of “Quality Management”, “Health & Safety Management”, “Risk Management” and “Research Quality & Ethics” in close collaboration with the research, operational and administrative stakeholders.

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