Welcome to the National Biophotonics and Imaging Platform Ireland website

NBIP Ireland was established in 2007 under HEA PRTLI Cycle 4. The platform consists of a consortium of imaging and biophotonics laboratories from across the Universities and Institutes of Technology in Ireland, 3 EU partners; CNRS Montpellier (France), the CNR Institute of Biostructure and Bioimaging, Naples (Italy) and The Nordic Imaging Network and 1 associated international partner; CECs, (Chile).

Our Mission

  • To provide a structured research and training framework for Ireland's investment in advanced imaging applied to the Life Sciences
  • To catalyze and support internationally competitive research grant applications
  • To develop and support Post-graduate Training Programmes underpinned by biophotonics and imaging
  • To bridge the Physical and Life Sciences interface
  • To provide a National Access for Core Facilities in Molecular, Cellular, Small Animal and Human Research Imaging
  • To provide the administrative and scientific infrastructure for Ireland's participation in large-scale international research programmes

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