CNC integrates the CIBB R&D Unit, a strategic partnership between this center and iCBR (a research institute of the University of Coimbra). CIBB brings together in a single hub of excellence the largest critical mass of investigators in Biomedicine and Biotechnology operating in the CENTRO region. CIBB is an FCT-funded R&D Unit (UIDB/04539/2020) and an Associate Laboratory (LA/P/0058/2020). More about CIBB here.
Since March 2022, CIBB follows a conduct of Green Lab, promoting a sustainable research to reduce the ecological footprint. GreenLabsCiBB integrates the GreenLabs Portugal Network of research laboratories. This Portuguese network is one of the members of the European network SELs - Sustainable European Laboratories Networks .