Bioproduct Research & Innovation Department

Malaysia’s desire to be a developed nation in 2020 requires an unmatched ability to manipulate natural resource to high value-added product. In achieving this goal research & development must play a pivotal role to ensure the vision becomes a reality. Blessed with vast supply of natural resources, Malaysia is in position to exploit the wave of the next big thing in world economy – the biotechnology or the life science technology. Furthermore, the present condition of world market has positioned Malaysia to the right track helped by the fact that consumer preferences have shifted from synthetic to natural product.

IBD is a fine specialty chemical R&BD centre with specific aim on solving problem of living and create opportunity for living through biotechnology.Biotechnology is a technology that is closely associated with living organisms offers unlimited potential in solving problems in healthcare, nutrition and environment. Biotechnology is also helping in creating new opportunity in these critical sectors. Our main focus is in the development of products and services for the wellness of the soil & ecosystem, plants, animals and human. IBD is providing a complete R&BD services in product formulation, validation & efficacy study, registration and commercialization. We are looking forward to foster collaboration in R&BD with the industry in any of the following areas: Nutraceutical, Cosmeceutical, Probiotic, Flavour & Fragrance, Food Processing, Herbal & Phytochemical, Oils & Fats and EM technology.


Prof. Dr. Hesham Ali El-Enshasy

Director of IBd, Institute Of Bio Product Development , UTM