BIST The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology

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The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology’s mission is to promote cutting-edge research in science and technology within an environment of multidisciplinary scientific excellence. Its scientific community is made up of members of the participating research centers: the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ), the Catalan Institute for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), the Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO), the High Energy Physics Institute (IFAE) and the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona).

The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology’s aims are:

  • To contribute towards improving conditions for carrying out high-quality research at the research centers and to increase its international visibility.
  • To offer coordinated postgraduate programs of excellence with international impact.
  • To build a critical mass to multiply the capacity of the research centers in different fields, such as knowledge transfer, scientific and technological platforms and talent attraction.
  • To cooperate with scientific institutions, companies, individuals and public or private entities to fulfill these aims.

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