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Biotechnological Hub of the NIB (BTH-NIB)

The purpose of the investment project BTH-NIB is the assurance of the appropriate infrastructural conditions for the use of research and developmental opportunities in the fields of operation of the NIB.

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  • Official opening of the Biotechnological Hub of the National Institute of Biology and the presentation of the Zei Awards.
    Official opening of the Biotechnological Hub of the National Institute of Biology and the presentation of the Zei Awards.
  • Construction of the Biotechnological Hub of the NIB is complete
    Construction of the Biotechnological Hub of the NIB is complete

Services and products

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  • Agriculture Industry Services

    National Institute of Biology is authorized by the Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment to perform defined tasks of public service for the protection of plants.

 
 
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  • Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry Services

    We offer bioanalytical laboratory support, toxicology studies, genetic toxicology testing of different samples, residual DNA detection, improvements of production lines through systems biology, and cotoxicology studies.

 
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  • Research equipment

    The big research equipment is used as support to our research and educational activities and serves technological development in co-operation with commercial enterprises.

 
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  • Training and Related Services

    We offer hands on training, consulting and technical auditing, development of protocols and workflows, organization of workshops.

 
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  • Mutagenicity analysis under GLP

    On the NIB we have certified GLP laboratory for testing mutagenicity with bacterial reverse mutation assay, or the Ames test (OECD 471).

 
12 Feb

Forecasting surface currents in the Gulf of Trieste

The Marine Biology Station Piran of the National Institute of Biology, in collaboration with the Slovenian Environment Agency, has developed a high-resolution model for predicting surface currents in the Gulf of Trieste as part of the Mercator Ocean Copernicus Marine User Engagement project.
15 Feb

Official opening of the Biotechnological Hub of the National Institute of Biology and the Zei Awards

Offering a glimpse into the future of Slovenian science, promising an international breakthrough in achieving research excellence through new facilities and equipment


Co-financed by the Republic of Slovenia and the European Union
from the European Social Fund.