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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 19 research centers, 200+ 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

From Parkinson’s and Alzheimer's to cardiac arrhythmia, amyloids are linked to a number of diseases. These aggregates of proteins form in the body when a protein loses its normal structure and…
It doesn’t have to be Valentine’s Day for Flavio Fenton to have the heart on his mind. Fenton has been fascinated by the human heart for 30 years. The professor in the School of Physics explores the…
Photo courtesy of The Yellow Jacket Space ProgramSome Georgia Tech researchers solve cosmic mysteries such as how supermassive black holes were born — and others now are getting a better, sharper…

Events

Monday
February
26
"Using Distinct CAR and TCR Signaling Cascades to Enhance Cellular Immunotherapy" - Nicholas R.J. Gascoigne, Ph.D. - National University of Singapore
Monday
February
26
"Living Electrodes: Developing Optogenetic Neuronal Networks for Circuit Modeling & Biological Neural Interfaces" - Oladayo Adewole, Ph.D. - University of Pennsylvania
Wednesday
February
28
3-day conference to present the best new health-related preclinical, clinical, implementation, and population-based research and build collaborative relationships.
Wednesday
February
28
RSVP by 2/26 - Complimentary registration for Georgia Tech faculty, students, employees!
Thursday
February
29
"Patent 101 for Entrepreneurs: Parts of a Patent, Understanding Claims, and Patent Strategy" - Michael Varon, J.D. - Georgia Tech Office of Technology Licensing