About us - Ana Futura BSL3 Core Facility
The ANA Futura BSL3 core facility is located at ANA Futura, Campus Flemingsberg. ANA Futura is a newly rebuilt laboratory and office space with >300 world leading scientists, clinicians, and teachers with the Karolinska University Hospital with the patients in need of new therapies next door.
The ANA Futura BSL3 Core Facility totals approximately 200 m2 of state-of-the-art laboratory space and was brought into operation in 2020. The facility is designed for safe handling and research on airborne and non-airborne pathogens, and samples from patients with infectious diseases requiring the use of a biosafety level 3 laboratory. It serves a growing number of investigators at Karolinska Institutet and the Karolinska University Hospital, located in pre-clinical and clinical environments and open to partnerships in academia, healthcare, and the private sector.
The ANA Futura BSL3 Core Facility receives core-facility and strategic investment funding from KI and is a Member of the Swedish BSL3 Network.
The ANA Futura BSL3 core facility is also a part of SciLifeLab’s Pandemic Laboratory Preparedness program, Pandemic Sample Center, funded by the Swedish government. Through the PLP program, SciLifeLab is commissioned to build competence, develop technologies, and support research related to infectious diseases and pandemics.