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Industrial Biotechnology Innovation and Synthetic Biology Accelerator

IBISBA is a unique distributed European research infrastructure for biotechnology. Currently, IBISBA gathers research facilities owned by RTOs and universities from 8 EU member countries (France, Spain, Italy, The Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Greece, Finland) and the United Kingdom. By fostering their integration, IBISBA uniquely produces translational R&D&I services for an international community of biotechnology stakeholders. IBISBA aggregates expertise from different scientific domains and simplifies access to advanced multidisciplinary services to accelerate end-to-end bioprocess development. In doing so, IBISBA contributes to the delivery of low carbon, low environmental footprint technologies for a wide variety of market sectors.
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A circular bioeconomy enabled by low carbon, low environmental footprint biobased technologies addressing the needs of a large cross-section of market sectors.


  • Become an internationally-renowned Industrial Biotechnology infrastructure
  • Provide simple access to advanced multidisciplinary services
  • Develop novel business practices, project management services and new technologies that together accelerate end-to-end bioprocess development

IBISBA's uniqueness

  • Single entry point for clients to R&D&I infrastructure across Europe
  • Harmonised practices and delivery of R&D&I services for end-to-end bioprocess development
  • Subsidised access to research facilities for academics and SMEs
  • Digital tools to support R&D projects, while ensuring compliance with FAIR criteria

Two H2020 projects provide funding for a variety of activities

IBISBA is currently being developed in two projects: IBISBA 1.0 and PREP-IBISBA. Both receive funding from the EU’s H2020 research and innovation programme and are defined by independent contractual agreements (n° 730976 and 871118) with the European Commission.