About IBD


Institute of Bioproduct Development (IBD) is a Centre of Excellence focused on Research, Development and Commercialization of innovative bioproducts to support and elevate the nation’s wellness industry. It assists in developing high value components and processing technology for industries such as nutraceuticals, cosmeceuticals, phytochemicals, flavour and fragrance, food ingredients, probiotics, biofertilizers and biopesticides.

IBD is equipped with multi-purpose facilities and manned by a group of highly skilled multi-disciplinary experienced personnels. Research are carried out in a ISO certified laboratory to ensure the quality are according to the international standard. IBD serve its customers to develop bioproduct through a complete process.

IBD is located at UTM Johor Bahru, strategically near to the state administrative centre – Nusajaya.


IBD has been officiated by the Honorable Prime Minister, Dato’ Seri Abdullah bin Haji Ahmad Badawi on 6 June 2005.

The Vision

To be an innovative leader in bioproduct research and development

The Mission

To develop innovative market driven bioproduct to promote and enhance wellness and healthy living from natural resources through sustainable process and creating wealth for the nation.


Research Theme

Biotechnology for Wellness Industry