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.