Collegiality | Accountability | Creative | Innovative | Integrity

outstanding Biotechnology Research, Development, Innovation And Commercialization


To create bio-technology proof-of-concepts, technology building blocks and product platforms for local SME’s to develop and commercialize innovative products and services in the healthcare, agriculture and industrial biotechnology sectors


To accelerate the creation of a globally competitive bio-technology industry in Malaysia through the timely roll-out of its industry aligned research programs, excellence of technical resources and efficiency of its SME commercialization centres

NIBM Focus Areas



Discovery & development of value-added crops, livestocks & food for better quality products


Cutting-edge research focused on the genome and all gene products - proteins, enzymes and metabolites from various organisms, and harnessing them for industrial and healthcare applications.


Pharma & Neutra

Drug discovery from natural tropical sources for healthcare, pharmaceuticals & nutraceuticals