The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology is a scientific initiative of seven of Catalonia’s research centres of excellence whose objective is to increase their levels of collaboration in order to build together a joint scientific project. Its strength is based on the research capacities of the seven centres and its potential to promote multidisciplinary, cutting-edge projects.
Each one of the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology’s centres has reached a high level of excellence in their respective areas of expertise (they all hold the “Severo Ochoa Distinction for Scientific Excellence”).
Its scientific community is made up of members of the participating research centres:
Our mission is to promote excellent research in a multidisciplinary environment. We are committed to the development and training of scientists to maximize science impact in society
The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology’s aims are:
Since we believe societal challenges need to be addressed from a multidisciplinary approach, BIST aims to become an international reference in excellent research through the right combination of approaches, and to improve Catalonia’s competitive position in the global scientific context.