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Agroindustrial Microbiology and Biotechnology Research Group (GIMIBAG)

Minciencias Category: A

Institutionalization date: 2001

Knowledge area: Ciencias de la Salud / imba

Academic programs to which it responds or supports:
Bacteriology / Master's Degree in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology / Master in Ecoengineering / Master's Degree in Agroindustrial Microbiology


Agribusiness development:

It makes contributions to regional needs through research framed within its main lines of action: food safety and quality, agro-industrial technology, and the biological use of agro-industrial waste. Seeking positive impacts on the availability, access, quality and safety of agricultural products.

In addition, it seeks to promote work with the productive and interinstitutional sector and the promotion of formative research, improving the immersion in the research processes of the students of the programs related to the GIMIBAG group, and involving the human talent of the Institute for Research in Microbiology and Agroindustrial Biotechnology (IMBA) and the academic programs related to the group (Bacteriology, Nutrition and Dietetics, Environmental Engineering, Master's Degree in Agroindustrial Microbiology, Master's Degree in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology and T&T programs).

Sustainable management of biodiversity and biomass for the production of products, goods and services:

The categories in which the line of research is circumscribed are: biodiversity and biomass as central axes in which the principles of bioeconomy and biotechnology are applied to obtain bioproducts of industrial importance. This is a strategy for the promotion of sustainable development.

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