The best place to find extensive and up-to-date information about EMBL’s Scientific Services is on the EMBL website.


EMBL provides life science researchers with access to the very latest in scientific technologies, infrastructure, and data resources.

EMBL’s scientific services & technical expertise enable researchers from its member states to access a broad range of world-class infrastructures and resources and to produce the significant fundamental research essential to solving global societal challenges.

EMBL’s scientific services encompass more than 40 bioinformatics and data resources and more than 20 experimental services in the fields of: structural biology, imaging, genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, in vivo gene editing, and chemical biology.


EMBL’s Scientific Services


Data resources & tools

EMBL’s European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) develops and maintains numerous community databases, tools, and software that are freely available to all.

EMBL-EBI data resources and tools
Structural biology and imaging

Structural biology and imaging services enable life to be visualised across scales: from atomic snapshots of moving proteins to detailed videos of molecules within cells, tissues or organisms.

Electron microscopy


Multi-omics facilities

EMBL supports researchers in performing functional omics analyses, to better understand the genome, transcriptome, proteome, and metabolome.


Chemical biology services

Chemistry biology services at EMBL offer infrastructure and expertise to researchers interested in optimising biologically-relevant chemical compounds and gaining insights into protein function.






In vivo gene editing services

EMBL’s in vivo gene editing services harness new technologies to experimentally modify or edit genomes to understand their function.





Sample preparation

EMBL supports users by preparing samples for use as part of EMBL’s structural biology and imaging services.