IHBT – Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology Palampur
Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology or IHBT established in 1984 is a constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research.
Situated among pristine environ in the lap of Dhauladhar ranges, CSIR-IHBT is the only laboratory of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research in the State of Himachal Pradesh (H.P.), India. Institute has a focused research mandate on bioresources for catalysizing bioeconomy in a sustainable manner.
The institute has: state-of the art laboratories; remote sensing and mapping facilities; internationally recognised herbarium; animal house facility; pilot plants in nutraceuticals, essential oil and herbals; farms and polyhouses. The young and dynamic team of scientists propel the research and work dedicatedly to discover and find solutions to new challenging problems faced by the society. International collaborations further strengthens scientific interactions at a global scale. Promoting industrial growth through technological interventions is a constant endeavour and several technologies developed by the institute are transferred to industries. For socio- economic upliftment, regular training programmes and advisory services are rendered to farmers, floriculturists, tea planters and small entrepreneurs involved in food processing sector. Institute has been recognised as one of the Incubation Centres by MSME GoI and in the area of Affordable Health Care by DSIR. Institute encourages industries to share the technological problems faced them, such that efforts could be made in developing a viable solution. Confidentiality is strictly maintained.
Work on plant adaptation studies and high altitude medicinal plants are further strengthened by the field lab ”Centre for High Altitude Biology (CeHAB) situated at Ribling in Lahaul & Spiti district of H.P. Through this centre, institute disseminates technologies by way of trainings and demonstrations that could transform the economy of the region and help in solving unique challenges faced by them.
Institute fosters student-scientist interaction and school children are welcome to visit the Institute. Post graduate students can do project and sharpen their research skills at CSIR-IHBT. Young researchers are welcome for to do Ph.D in cutting edge areas under the able guidance of expert faculty.
Institute passionately contribute its bit in the development of society, industry and environment.
Address: NH 20, Palampur, Himachal Pradesh 176062
Phone: 0189 423 3339
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