Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia
Research, technology and life
IBEC is an interdisciplinary research centre focused on bioengineering and nanomedicine, based in Barcelona. Our mission is to conduct high quality research that, while creating knowledge, contributes to a better quality of life, improves health and creates wealth.
Research at IBEC
The institute currently has 16 research groups and 250 researchers and staff from 20 different countries and establishes close links with international research centres, universities, hospitals and industry to exchange talent and develop and execute projects.
IBEC’s groups and their activities are organised into six research programmes: Cellular Biotechnology; Biomechanics and cellular biophysics; Nanobiotechnology; Biomaterials, implants and tissue engineering; Medical signals and instrumentation; Robotics and biomedical imaging