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To support the operation of IBISBA and the IBISBA community at large, IBISBA Founding Parties have drafted and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). This agreement cements the IBISBA community by fixing some basic rules and calling for contributions until the acquisition of the ERIC status.

New Parties can sign the MoU, gain access to many of the IBISBA’s resources, and contribute to the IBISBA pan-European Service Catalogue*.

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IBISBA is pioneering new ways to support research in Industrial Biotechnology:

  • capitalising on Europe’s strength in this area and its wealth of excellent research infrastructure, IBISBA aims to surmount the difficulties caused by national barriers, uncoordinated R&D policies and IPR issues
  • inventing new ways to translate fundamental knowledge into innovation, developing a 2-way process that involves moving early stage research along the TRL scale towards industrial uptake, while moving industrial know-how down the TRL scale, injecting it into early stage prototypes

To achieve its ambitions in these two key directions, IBISBA needs advice from a wide range of experts: Public Research Operators, Member State Authorities, Regional Authorities, Industry.

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*The IBISBA catalogue is composed of services suitably configured for multi-facility service workflows to provide users with bespoke R&D solutions. This is achieved by identifying hand-off points between individual services (modules), a process called modularisation. As service boundaries must be carefully defined to integrate new service modules, membership does not entails automatic inclusion of services in the IBISBA pan-European service catalogue.