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KCT is a research center based in Kuopio, Finland. We provide high-quality basic and translational research. Our highly professional teams and fully equipped laboratories with the latest cutting-edge devices enable us to provide the scientific know-how and modern technologies to develop advanced therapies.

As a working community, we are very proud of our team spirit that permeates our everyday work and off work activities. We are an international group of people who all work together towards a common goal; to create advanced therapies.

We are frequently looking for new employees who share our vision to be part of KCT. If you are interested, don’t hesitate to send us an open application here.

Our Gene Therapy unit is looking for a Technician!

Our Gene Therapy unit is looking for a teammate in viral vector production and analytics. You would be responsible for taking care of the laboratories' basic functions and participating in daily analysis and cell culturing. Tasks cover also virus production in flask scale and bioreactors, as a part of KCT’s process development activities. The job requires knowhow on cell culture techniques, different analytical methods and the ability to work independently after adequate training. Our goal is to develop new gene therapy products and GMP ready processes for the future. Would you like to be part of this? Check out this vacancy and apply by latest 31st May!


We are searching for novel scientific projects on gene and cell therapy. Accepted projects are granted adequate funding, modern research facilities with cutting-edge technology, a professional scientific team and opportunities for collaboration with the University of Eastern Finland, manufacturing via FinVector and clinical trials at Kuopio University Hospital.

Start the application process by contacting us. We will send you further information on the application process and research plan required.

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"I was dreaming about working in the field of Gene and Cell Therapy since my Bachelor's studies and joining KCT finally made this dream come true. What makes KCT a great place to work is not only cutting-edge research but also insipiring people who conduct it."

- Vita Skirdenko, Ukraine