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The Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB) is in the business of creating the next—the next collaborative discovery, the next educational opportunity, the next startup company.

We are an incubator for tackling complex research problems by bringing together engineers, scientists, and clinicians to turn discoveries into game-changing solutions. With 16 research centers, 287 faculty members, and state-of-the-art core facilities, the possibilities for innovation are limitless.

Project ENGAGES

High school education program that raises awareness to the world of engineering, science, and technology 

Bio Launchpad Seminars

Helps GT entrepreneurs learn how to fund and commercialize their technology

Bioengineering Program

One of the three interdisciplinary graduate programs supported by IBB

Core Facilities

The Petit Institute (IBB) is a unique, interdisciplinary research and educational institute composed of state-of-the-art laboratories and globally recognized academic and research engineers and scientists.

In concert with its affiliated centers and faculty, IBB provides access to more than $400M of combined research tools and laboratories for education and technology transfer.

Researchers are encouraged to take advantage of our shared user laboratories, equipment, and expertise, and we welcome you to explore our facilities and the opportunities supported by our buildings and laboratories.

News

Adoptive T-cell therapy has revolutionized medicine. A patient’s T-cells — a type of white blood cell that is part of the body’s immune system — are extracted and modified in a lab and then infused…
Seven faculty members in the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering have been awarded various endowed professorships, effective July 1, 2024. Recipients include:Brandon Dixon, associate…
Flavio Fenton, a professor in the School of Physics, has been awarded the Douglas P. Zipes Lectureship Award by the Heart Rhythm Society for his groundbreaking research on arrhythmias…

Events

Tuesday
June
18
Open to all in the bio community
Tuesday
June
25
Two-day lab equipment and supply exchange happening in IBB, EBB, and Marcus Nanotechnology!
Wednesday
June
26
RSVP by 6/24 - Complimentary registration for Georgia Tech faculty, students, employees!
Wednesday
June
26
"Shaping Funding in MedTech: Insights from Industry Leaders" - RSVP by June 25
Monday
July
8
"Maternal and Infant Vitamin D Recommendations" - Sina Gallo, Ph.D. - University of Georgia