IBB network

The IBB network is coordinated by Industrielle Biotechnologie Bayern Netzwerk GmbH, which has the goal to expand and strengthen the network, focus their interests, to provide cooperation and to support industrial biotechnology by accompanying activities.

The IBB network bundles the skills of more than 100 members from big industry, small and medium-sized companies, universities, non-university research institutions, economic development agencies, consultants and associations. The members produce, for example, biopolymers, specialty or bulk chemicals, biofuels, enzymes, colors, lubricants, adhesives and cleaning agents. Besides molecular biology techniques, IBB members have expertise in engineering, paper and environmental technologies, nanobiotechnology, bioinformatics and life cycle analysis. The IBB network is continuously expanded with new partners to increase the knowledge and capacity. This helps to create more, new ideas and projects with marketable products and processes.

"Birth" of the network was the competition "BioIndustrie2021" of the Federal Ministry for Education and Research in 2006. The network was one of five winner clusters. For the purpose of systematic promotion of industrial biotechnology, the network is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the Bavarian State Ministry for Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Transport and Technology.

The network offers with its variety of available expertise numerous chances for a successful cooperation!

Membership development

Since its launch the IBB network has grown from 41 to 110 members from large industry, SMEs, universities, other research institutions and industry sponsors.
Since its launch the IBB network has grown from 41 to 110 members from large industry, SMEs, universities, other research institutions and industry sponsors.