پژوهشکده بیو تکنولوژی صنعتی

جهاد دانشگاهی خراسان رضوی

EN | FA

Who is RIIB

دوشنبه ، 03 خرداد 1400

Who

 Nowadays, biotechnology plays an undeniable role in solving agricultural problems, contributing to food safety and promoting public health. In this regard, ACECR established Research Institute for Industrial Biotechnology (RIIB) in the Northeastern Iran in Khorasan Razavi Province (Mashhad city) in September 2013 with the mission of conducting coherent and purposeful research for technology development and commercialization of knowledge-based products tailored to the current needs of the society.

The main aims of this institute include producing knowledge-based bio-compounds, providing single cell protein, creating and the utilizing the country’s local germplasm, creating added value in agricultural wastes with the help of biotechnology, doing research in the field of genetic breeding and improving quantitative and qualitative traits in mushrooms, algae, bacteria and horticultural plants, and offering specialized services (including fresh products and consulting services).

This research institute consists of the following three research groups: Industrial Fungi Biotechnology, Industrial Biotechnology on Microorganisms, and horticultural Plants biotechnology. One of the distinctive features of RIIB is doing applied research leading to commercialization of knowledge-based products.

Faculty:

Research faculty includes eleven full-time members with a variety of specialties including plant biotechnology, agricultural biotechnology, plant physiology, horticulture, microbial biotechnology, chemistry, food science, and Plant pathology. Almost all of the faculty members have completed all or part of their doctoral studies in advanced countries such as Australia, South Korea, Japan, Spain, and Germany. Moreover, faculty members and experts from universities and research centers outside RIIB collaborate with RIIB in the form of scientific councils or research projects.

RIIB collaborating centers:

Breast Cancer Research Center (Motamed Research Institute of ACECR), Applied Sciences Research Institute of Agriculture Jihad, Research Deputy of Horticulture of Ministry of Agriculture, Iranian Biological Resource Center, Research Institute of Environment, Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute, Mashhad Agricultural Research Center, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Al-Zahra University, East and North Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran, Trade Union of Iranian Mushroom Producers, Mushroom cultivation and production companies across the country, ABFA Company, Khorasan Carpet Industrial Clusters and Related Private Companies.

Address: Research Institute for Industrial Biotechnology, ACECR Khorasan-e Razavi Central Organization, Campus of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Azadi Square, Mashhad-Iran