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The Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR) is the innovation engine of Novartis. We collaborate across scientific and organizational boundaries, with a focus on powerful new technologies that have the potential to help produce therapeutic breakthroughs for patients.
5 600

People dedicated to discovery

6

Research campuses across the globe


Our Leadership

“My least favorite term in our field is ‘undruggable target.’”

Jay Bradner President, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Novartis


Our Approach to Early Research and Discovery

Chemical Biology at NIBR

We organize our early discovery efforts around a scientific discipline called chemical biology, which combines biology, chemistry and computer science


Research Institutes

Our research institutes are located across the globe to gain access to the world's best scientific talent. This network maintains a highly collaborative culture that encourages teams and individuals to work across institutional and geographic boundaries.


Collaborative Science

Collaborations

Our science is deeply interconnected and nimble, open and accepting of criticism, prioritized to win in a competitive landscape, and – most importantly –  impatient in its delivery to patients.

Our research benefits from an external network of more than 300 academic and 100 industry alliances focused on areas of mutual scientific interest.

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NIBR Science of Therapeutics Symposium: Coronavirus Antivirals

Watch videos from our ‘hard core’ science event focused on finding therapeutic solutions to this ongoing health crisis.


Students and Scholars

Find opportunities to gain hands-on experience in a variety of research programs at Novartis.

Recent Jobs in Research

Novartis looks for dedicated team members to join its research efforts around the world. We recruit the best and brightest at all levels of expertise.

Novartis looks for dedicated team members to join its research efforts around the world. We recruit the best and brightest at all levels of expertise.

Sales, China, PHARMA
Sales, China, PHARMA
Quality, Belgium, Novartis Technical Operations
Research & Development, Canada, PHARMA

Our Research Community

In addition to Novartis’ Corporate Responsiblity activities, NIBR accepts a broader responsibility to society by supporting the communities around us and around the world.