THE AUSTRIAN CENTRE
OF INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY

acib is an international competence centre, developing new, environmentally friendly, economically and technically advanced processes for the biotechnological, pharmaceutical and chemical industry – all of them modelled on nature. acib is bridging the gap between academic research and producing industry. The big advantage for acib partner organisations is the possibility to translate scientific results into concrete processes and product by using scientific know-how, academic infrastructure or industrial networks. Our platform offers tailor-made solutions for our stakeholders from Academia, Industry and Investors.

ACADEMIA
ACADEMIA

Your benefits of participation in our academic partner network (APN) include the access to a broad network of industrial organisations and tailored solutions for financing your project. In return, academic members can share and distribute their knowledge and infrastructure in order to increase the innovation potential.

INDUSTRY
INDUSTRY

acib’s industrial partners benefit from comprehensive scientific know-how allowing the generation of new concepts and innovations. acib in its position as a hub for industrial biotechnology intends to connect the worlds from academia and industry and steadily expand the network.

INVESTORS
INVESTORS

Investors – no matter if for private, institutional or strategic reasons – can find pro bono or strategically relevant projects at acib, which are open for financial contributions.

K2 RESEARCH CENTRE

acib is funded as a K2 research centre in the framework of FFG COMET funding (Competence Centres for Excellent Technologies) by BMVIT, BMWF, and the provinces of Styria, Vienna, Lower Austria and Tyrol. The COMET programme is processed via FFG. 18 scientific partners are involved in the implementation of the acib COMET programme, which is co-funded by 53 industrial partners.

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COMPANY PROFILE AND OWNERS

acib is an industrially oriented private limited company with a non-profit orientation. It is publicly owned by the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna, Graz University of Technology, University of Graz, University of Innsbruck and Joanneum Research GmbH.

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