National Institute for
Bioprocessing Research & Training


Training and education

We provide a dynamic catalogue of course content from which we build unique training solutions for our Clients.



Our highly regarded scientists, renowned for their glycan analysis expertise, are situated in the award-winning NIBRT facility with access to a state-of-the-art laboratory equipped with top-of-the-line instrumentation.



NIBRT performs world class, industry-aligned research in all areas of biopharmaceutical manufacturing with the overarching aim of delivering practical solutions for the biopharma industry.

NIBRT Coronavirus Update

In line with Government guidance, the NIBRT facility is open for essential business.

In advance of visiting NIBRT, all visitors must complete the questionnaire and return it to their NIBRT contact.

To ensure the health and safety of all at the facility, NIBRT has put in place comprehensive policies and procedures which are summarised here.


Our World Class Facility

The NIBRT facility is a purpose-built, multi-functional building which replicates the most modern industrial bioprocessing facility. The total building area is approximately 6,500 m² over two floors.

At the heart of the NIBRT building is the bioprocessing pilot plant, consisting of extensive upstream, downstream, fill-finish and the associated analytical facilities. These facilities are all operated in a realistic GMP simulated, operational manufacturing environment.

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NIBRT Online Academy (NOA)

Developed by the award-winning NIBRT, the NIBRT Online Academy (NOA) is an online learning platform.

This new online training academy will allow trainees who may not be able to attend NIBRT to experience NIBRT training, online


A global centre of excellence for Training & Research

NIBRT is based on an innovative collaboration between University College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin City University and the Institute of Technology, Sligo.

NIBRT was primarily funded by the Government of Ireland through Ireland’s inward investment promotion agency, IDA Ireland (Industrial Development Agency), which is responsible for the attraction and development of foreign investment in Ireland.

NIBRT offers a quality training and research experience not previously possible anywhere in the world.

Contract Research

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