The Biomedical Research Centre (Centro de Investigaciones Biomédicas), CINBIO is a multidisciplinary centre that covers some of the main research areas in Biomedicine. It emerged to create a common infrastructure for biomedical experts from the University of Vigo working on basic and applied research. Among the professionals involved there are medical doctors, chemists, biologists, biostatistics and engineers. The Centre facilitates the exchange of knowledge, resources and technology among the different groups but also with other health centres, universities, regional and local governments and the related industry.