IBioIC (Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre) is an Innovation Centre funded by the Scottish Funding Council with support from Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise. IBioIC’s role, as a specialist in the Industrial Biotechnology (IB) sector, is to stimulate the growth of the IB sector in Scotland to £900 million by 2025.
IBioIC bridges the gap between academia and industry and is at the hub of a growing network where industry freely interacts with academics and other business leaders to generate new business ideas.
IBioIC connects industry, academia and government and facilitates collaborations, provides scale-up capabilities, creates networks and develops skills. Strategic areas of focus are: (1) Industry/academia collaboration; (2) De-risking scale-up; (3) developing competitive opportunities, and (4) providing a skilled workforce.