Welcome to the Manchester Institute of BiotechnologyWe are a purpose-built, interdisciplinary research institute working to advance the biotechnology agenda. Forging our future Professor Nigel Scrutton talks about industrial biotechnology and its importance in society, and how the MIB is working in this area. MIB awarded Queen's Anniversary Prize Research Beacon - biotechnology Research Chemicals and materials We are developing more sustainable and commercially competitive chemicals and materials. Food, energy, and environment Find out how we are solving global environmental challenges. Medicine and health We are contributing to economising healthcare. Latest news The University of Manchester and Shell partner to bring more sustainable chemical manufacturing to market Scientists one step closer to re-writing world’s first synthetic yeast genome, unravelling the fundamental building blocks of life University to train next generation of AI researchers in new UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Catalyst (IBIC) launches to drive economic growth in the Northwest of England Business engagement Collaborate with us Find out how your business and our researchers can collaborate. Commercialisation We can help commercialise research for business applications. Impact Find out how our research has impact, and what this could mean for your business. Discover more Contact us Get in touch with us Latest papers Explore our latest papers People See who we are Be part of our community Study Explore postgraduate study opportunities at the MIB. Social responsibility Find out more about our social responsibility initiatives. Our history Read more about our history and ethos as an institute.