Leading the Way From Basic to Applied
Innovative Research


The National Institute for Biotechnology
in the Negev Ltd.
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

NIBN at a Glance

The National Institute for Biotechnology in the Negev, LTD. (NIBN), a unique research institute located within Ben-Gurion University (BGU), is the first self-organized, independent research entity established as a company under the auspices of a University in Israel.

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Mission & Vision

Our vision is to plant the scientific seeds that will lead to commercialisation of novel ideas and technologies developed by NIBN researchers and contribute to the growth of a successful biotechnology industry in the Negev and in Israel as a whole.


Partnerships & Opportunities

BGU offers NIBN’s member researchers all the conditions necessary to perform applied cutting-edge discovery-driven research. With its Faculties of Engineering, Natural and Health Sciences, its Center for Nano-technology, and its affiliation with the Soroka University Medical Center, BGU is a natural home for academic cooperation and cross- fertilization of ideas and approaches central to the philosophy of the NIBN.

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