Tampere Graduate Program in Biomedicine and Biotechnology / Tampereen biolääketieteen ja bioteknologian tutkijankoulutusohjelma (TGPBB) is a graduate program jointly administered by Institute of Medical Technology (IMT) and the Faculty of Medicine. TGPBB focuses on multidisciplinary research training in molecular biology, biomedicine, biotechnology, bioinformatics, cell biology and systems biology.
All TGPBB students are affiliated with research groups associated with TGPBB. In addition to IMT and the Medical School, students from Regea (Institute for Regenerative Medicine) and from the Department of Signal Processing and Biomedical Engineering of the Tampere University of Technology. At present the school has 20 graduate studentships provided by the Ministry of Education to support full-time thesis project research for a period of up to 4 years. Some 60 additional students have funding for a similar period from other sources. Regardless of funding, all students share the same benefits and responsibilities. Funding for organizing courses, awarding travel grants, and internationalization is provided by the Finnish Academy.