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Creating the Future for Gene and Cell Therapy

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KCT is a limited company 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 current open vacancies


In this role, you would be responsible for the laboratories' basic functions and participate in daily analyses and cell culturing.

The nature of the research work requires an ability to cope with changing situations and a mindset willing to face and overcome challenges. The official language at KCT is English, and good oral and writing skills are required to succeed in everyday work. The vacancy is permanent.

We offer modern facilities, an inspiring atmosphere and a skilful, motivated team as well as an extensive occupational health-care and ePassi-account.

Please read the whole job description and required qualifications, and apply here by 31st Jan 2022.

Technician, Procurement and Logistics

We are currently looking for a Technician for versatile tasks of logistics and materials!

The position provides an opportunity to work in a diverse way in our supply chain and to develop its smoothness. We hope you have a good understanding of warehouse management. A degree in the field of logistics and/or procurement, as well as previous work experience in the responsibilities of warehouse management and the ordering processes, are considered as an advantage. KCT's working language is English, yet wish you to have good oral and written proficiency in Finnish and English. The vacancy is permanent.

We are processing applications already during the application period thus we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Send us your application and CV no later than 7th February 2021. For more information, please contact our Laboratory Manager Joonas Malinen +358 45 638 4809, joonas.malinen(at) (on Fridays from 11 am to 3 pm).

Interested? See the full job description and apply here.

Senior Scientist / Scientist

We are currently looking to recruit a competent Scientist or Senior Scientist to strengthen our Vector Platform, the Downstream team! We are searching for a skilled process developer for biological products. Vector Platform Team is responsible for gene therapy virus vector productions and process development (Adeno, Lenti, AAV).

Our goal is to develop new gene and cell therapy products and processes for the future. We have extensive occupational healthcare and working with us, you are entitled to good employment benefits, such as extensive occupational healthcare and we support your physical and cultural free-time activities. We provide you with wide initial training and a warm welcome. KCT is located in vibrant Kuopio, which offers a safe living environment, friendly atmosphere and clean nature.

Please send your CV and application via our recruitment system as soon as possible but at the latest by 14th February 2022. We will process applications as they come in, and fill in the position as soon as we find the right candidate. For further information, please contact Vector Platform Manager Eevi Lipponen, eevi.lipponen(at)

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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