International business
school in drug discovery

The Biotechnology Business Institute is an international academic institution specialised in scientific management

The BBI is a global institution known for developing students’ knowledge of drug discovery processes with an international focus on academic programmes but in a close relationship with industrial partners


Executive Education

Specialised in bioscientific backgrounds oriented towards Life Sciences


Our mission is to bring together the main stakeholders in drug discovery and grow the international ecosystem of Life Sciences

Venture Partner

Portfolio Management of early-stage compounds and enabling business development oriented towards private-equity backed businesses

History of the BBI

The Biotechnology Business Institute was founded in 2013 as an active international stakeholder in the Life Sciences ecosystem. As a global institution in management education for ambitious scientists over the years, we have become the leading business school in biotechnology

Scientific Management

Our expertise is in innovation and the underlying processes involved, both scientific and business related, with a focus on new drug development. Our main areas of knowledge are in drug discovery

Business School

A unique educational model based on developing real drug candidates allows our students to become future industrial leaders. Being associated with the best institutions, companies and national healthcare systems provides a framework for learning

Pharma & Biotech

Our wider community is an active part of the pharmaceutical industry and the biotechnology sector. Our international board of lecturers ensures a high quality executive education that is up to date

Drug Discovery

Our programmes are in the framework of the ‘discover and transfer’ initiative, where we are in collaboration with three of the main technology transfer offices in Barcelona, Spain. Our students work on real patented opportunities for the development of potential new drug candidates

Our Students

Our students typically have a PhD, MSc or BSc with a bioscientific background and are interested in developing their career from the laboratory into management positions to find new roles in pharmaceutical or biotechnology-based companies or Life Science venture funds


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The Worldwide Business School for Life Sciences

Barcelona Campus

Barcelona Scientific Park
Baldiri Reixac St., 4-8, 08028, Barcelona

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Cambridge Campus

The Bradfield Centre, Cambridge Science Park
184, Milton Road, CB4 0GA, Cambridge

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Mexico Campus

World Trade Center CDMX, Montecito 38,
Col. Nápoles, 03810, Mexico City

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