The research activities range from studying fundamental aspects to applications. Strong emphasis is given to the deployment of modern physical methods in chemistry and biochemistry:
The Centre of Excellence of Analytical Spectrometry was formed on the basis of six research groups of the Laboratory of Chemical Physics of NICPB and one biology-related research group on the Dec. 13, 2001 decree no. 855 of the Ministry of Education, see the activity report from 2004.
The laboratory also provides services as a reference laboratory, performs environmental monitoring and general chemical analyses. In addition, the facilities are used for advanced degree studies.