Institut de Recerca Biomèdica (IRB Barcelona)
The Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) is an independent, non-profit centre of excellence in basic and applied biomedical research,established by the Government of Catalonia and the University of Barcelona in 2005, devoted to understanding fundamental questions about human health and disease.
Research is organized into 5 interdisciplinary programmes, including Cell and Developmental Biology, Structural and Computational Biology, Molecular Medicine, Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology and Oncology, and is supported by a wide range of cutting-edge core facilities and services. IRB Barcelona is an accredited Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence.
Main sector: Medic biotechnology