BISR undertakes industry and government sponsored projects, and has made a mark as a leading R&D institution in the country. The research programmes of BISR are concerned principally with Biotechnology and Natural Resource Management.
Its activities include:
- Conduct basic and applied research in established and emerging areas.
- Organize quality improvement and customized training programmes.
- Establish and maintain effective linkages with industry, educational and other institutions.
- Organize conferences, symposia, workshops and scientific meetings in the areas of strategic needs of the country.