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The EMBL is a non-profit organisation and a basic research institute funded by public research monies from 20 member states and one associate member. More than 1,600 people from 60 nations currently work at EMBL. The EMBL's central missions are among others: to conduct basic research in molecular biology, to provide essential services to scientists and technology transfer. Research at EMBL emphasises experimental analysis at multiple levels of biological organisation, from the molecule to the organism, and computational biology, bioinformatics and systems biology. Research is supported by the development of enabling technologies that are made available to the scientific community in Core Facilities like Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics.