The research activities of iBET focus on Life Sciences and Biotechnology and are based on two key research division - Health & Pharma and Food & Health.

Work at both divisions gathers also on competences from two Support Units, a BioPilot Plant and an Analytical Services Unit.

Working both independently and in collaboration, these two divisions seek and foster scientific excellence under the supervision of a scientific coordinator.

A key aim of the Institute is to facilitate cross-functional and inter-disciplinary research to answer research problems.