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A*STAR Outstanding Publications Award
2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017
A*STAR Patent Power Award
2009, 2010 and 2017
Singapore HEALTH Award
(Platinum) 2012, (Gold) 2008 and 2010
BCA Green Mark Award
2013 (Gold) and 2017 (Gold and Goldplus)

ABOUT IBN > Mission & Values

Since 2003, IBN has carved out a unique niche at the interface of bioengineering and nanotechnology. Led by Executive Director Professor Jackie Y. Ying, the Institute conducts interdisciplinary research bridging science, engineering and medicine. IBN is focused on generating new knowledge and creating innovative technology platforms that combine novel catalytic chemistry, biomaterials, nanofabricated devices, and microfluidic systems with biological and biomedical engineering.

  • Provide international leadership in establishing a broad knowledge base in bioengineering and nanotechnology.
  • Conduct innovative research and create intellectual properties in these emerging fields, attracting top-notch researchers and business partners to Singapore.
  • Play an active role in technology transfer and spinning off small companies, linking our research institute and industrial partners to other global institutions.
  • Foster an exciting, multidisciplinary research environment for the training of students and young researchers at the frontiers of bioengineering and nanotechnology.
Corporate Values
  • Passion is the driving force behind our pursuit of excellence. We are dedicated towards making an impact on humanity through our creative research and innovative technologies.
  • Integrity is central to what we do. We are trustworthy and accountable for our actions, always striving to make a difference through diligence, honesty and good character.
  • Dedication is the cornerstone of our actions. We are committed to improving lives through scientific discoveries and breakthroughs, and seek to fulfill our responsibilities to the best of our efforts and ability.
  • Teamwork is the fabric of our corporate culture. We pledge to collaborate and work together seamlessly in our multidisciplinary projects.
  • Commitment is intrinsic to our attitude. We take pride in our work and are devoted to IBN's mission and vision.



Generation of ‘‘Off-the-Shelf’’ Natural Killer Cells from Peripheral Blood Cell-Derived Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
Stem Cell Reports, (2017)
(IF: 7.338) article

Aptamer-Based ELISA Assay for Highly Specific and Sensitive Detection of Zika NS1 Protein
Analytical Chemistry, (2017)
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b02862.
(IF: 6.320) article

Genetic Alphabet Expansion Transcription Generating Functional RNA Molecules Containing a Five-Letter Alphabet Including Modified Unnatural and Natural Base Nucleotides by Thermostable T7 RNA Polymerase Variants
Chemcial Communications, (2017)
DOI: 10.1039/c7cc06661a.
(IF: 6.319) article



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