IRB Barcelona is a world-class research centre aimed at promoting multidisciplinary research of excellence in biomedicine, addressing fundamental biological questions to provide ground-breaking solutions to unmet medical needs. Within biomedicine, its research has a special focus on cancer, aging and metabolism. The collaborative approach promoted at IRB Barcelona has led to excellent scientific results and the transfer of technologies to society, that can lead to their implementation in clinical practice.
The Institute pursues outstanding research through the development of individual and collaborative, multidisciplinary, high-risk, high-reward projects. This strategy is complemented by the involvement of external partners, mainly clinical researchers, and ambitious institutional initiatives in the technological field.