Drawing on the intellectually stimulating environment of BGU, its proven record of research excellence and success in securing competitive research funding, as well as the availability of advanced scientific equipment and specialized support personnel, BGU offers NIBN member scientists all the conditions needed for performing cutting-edge research. With its Faculties of Engineering, Natural and Health Sciences, the Ilse Katz Center for Meso- and Nanoscale Science and Technology, its affiliation with the Soroka University Medical Center and the adjacent planned Advanced Technologies Park, BGU is a natural home for the academic cooperation and cross-fertilization of ideas and approaches central to the philosophy of the NIBN.


The NIBN was established as a model for the development of biotechnology projects within the university setting