About us

 "The CENIBiot is a laboratory of the National Center of High Technology (CeNAT-CONARE) that works in the biotechnological scaling, with the purpose of promoting the development of biotechnology in the region It is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, which meet the modern needs of the applied biotechnological research.It has an area of 1,690 m2, which is distributed in the following enclosures: area of reception of materials, units for: microbial fermentation, scaling of bioprocesses, plant cell culture, fine chemistry and analysis, genetics, microorganisms laboratory, areas for the preparation of culture media, chromatography rooms, microscopes and scales, room gases, glass warehouses and reagents, among others. "

 "The CENIBiot Laboratory promotes accessibility to installed capacity in three sectors fundamental: academia, government and industry; supporting initiatives that strengthen the entrepreneurship, technology transfer and university-business relationship. It also works in the approach and linking of the different biotechnology managers at the regional level. "


    We are a Research and Innovation Center with positioning International, which conducts research and has a specialized team of professionals who work with the highest scientific standards, linked to the higher education of Costa Rica in the framework of innovation with the public sector and private.                             


    Research focus:
  • Chemical analysis
  • Genetics and genomics
  • Synthetic biotechnology, bioprocesses
  • Biological tests
  • Plant biotechnology


     To be a self-sustaining scientific center with high economic impact and social at national and international level that generates knowledge to strengthen the competitive development and the exchange of specialized knowledge at the highest level through the intersectoral articulation.                             

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CENIBiot en números



Knowledge transfer




  • Chemistry
  • Bioprocesses
  • Molecular biology
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Others

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 1.3 km north of the United States Embassy Building National Center of high Technology, Pavas                             

Telephone Number

+506 2519 5871


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