Swedish BSL3 Network

High-level containment laboratories are a cornerstone for pandemic laboratory preparedness (PLP). The purpose of the Swedish BSL3 Network is to strengthen national PLP by improving interactions between BSL3 facilities in the country.

The Swedish BSL3 Network is part of SciLifeLab’s pandemic laboratory preparedness program funded by the Swedish government.

Aims of the network

We are stronger together! The aim of the network is to:

  • Promote collaboration and share experience, knowledge and technology
  • Identify focus points and specific capabilities of each BSL3 facility

A map over Sweden
Members in Sweden Photo: N/A


Current members of the network in Sweden (in alphabetical order):

  • Karolinska Institutet
  • Linköping University
  • Lund University
  • National Veterinary Institutet
  • Public Health Agency of Sweden
  • Sahlgrenska University Hospital
  • Stockholm University
  • Swedish Defence Research Agency
  • Swedish Food Agency
  • Umeå University
  • Uppsala University

Membership information

The network is open to Swedish BSL3 facilities in academia and government. BSL3 users, support staff and management are welcome to join.

For membership information, please contact Marjo Puumalainen.


Marianna Tampere

Project Manager, Pandemic Laboratory Preparedness

Antonio Gigliotti Rothfuchs

Director of the BSL3 Biomedicum Core Facility