About Us

The National Center of Industrial Biotechnology (NCIB) is established at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University,Rawalpindi. NCIB is well positioned to develop a national facility that can provide direct value-addition to natural products isolated from plants and those derived from microbial origin. The NCIB mission is to develop state-of-art technology infrastructure with the capability to conduct leading edge research for value-addition and bridge the academic & industry linkage by scaling the  innovations to pilot scale studies transforming to knowledge based economy.

Vice Chancellor,s Message

Biotechnology advancement is paramount if we hope to affect global change across the food, health, industry, and agriculture sectors. The National Centre of Industrial Biotechnology (NCIB) will be inaugurated with an aim of establishing cutting-edge technology and producing advanced technological solutions as its end product. Technological inadequacy presents a complex hurdle when developing biologically effective solutions to pressing problems.I am hopeful NCIB will transform health, energy, and agriculture research into sustainable bioproducts.


Development of “Made in Pakistan” certified high value bio-products for local and global markets,import substitution and export promotion.


We aim to work in close collaboration with government and industry for developing technically advanced eco-friendly and economically sustainable biotech products and processes in the field of pharma-, nutra-, cosme-ceutical, agriculture and chemical industries.