NEIKER - Instituto Vasco de Investigación y Desarrollo Agrario
Dra. Sonia Castañón de la Torre. Biotechnology Department Head
Address: Parque Tecnológico de Bizkaia. Parcela 812. C / Berreaga.
City: 48160 Derio
Province: Bizkaia
Phone: 34 94 4034300
Fax: 34 94 528 14 22
Mission and Objectives
NEIKER is a Public Institute of Research and Technological Development that seeks generating knowledge and offering services that contribute to the improvement of Agriculture, Food and Environmental sectors. Biosciences and biotechnology are the instruments with which to contribute actively to the economic and social development, improving competitiveness and sustainability.
Products/Services, Areas of interest for future collaborations/Alliances
Activity is focused on R&D, laboratory analysis, technical advice for the Agricultural, Food and Environmental sectors, technical support under emergency alerts, new technology transfer to emerging companies and development of new technology-based companies.
Main working fields: genomics, in-vitro cultures, identification and production of biomolecules, food biosecurity, application of biotechnology to animal health and environment.
Industrial applications for new biomolecules.
New applications of genomics and in-vitro cultures.
New drug development for the Animal Health sector.
Diagnosis in Food biosecurity.
Systems of environmental evaluation.

NEIKER - Instituto Vasco de Investigación y Desarrollo Agrario
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