HUBCRI serves numerous fields, e.g., systematics, evolution, evo-devo, ecology, palaeo-ecology, biogeography, conservation biology, microbiology, biotechnology, plant breeding, and archaeology. Services include physical access to collections, specimen loans, provision of research material, open data through the portal Laji.fi, digitisation on demand, and laboratory facilities.
Open species data
The Finnish Biodiversity Information Facility (FinBIF) provides open access to species data through the portal Laji.fi.
Access to collections
The Luomus zoological, botanical and palaeontological collections are open for scientific research. Contact curators for the access to the collections.
The specimens can be loaned for scientific research. Contact curators for the loans.
The Luomus DNA laboratory facility is providing bench space and equipment for efficient application of molecular genetic markers in studies of systematics, biogeography, and conservation biology.
HAMBI’s services are deposition, delivery and identification of certain groups of microbial strains.