The European headquarters, our Cambridge Campus, has a broader remit across the entire Life Science sector. At Cambridge, UK, our students can realise their objective of establishing a global network of contacts in the broader spectrum of commercial opportunities in Life Sciences

International Executive MBA in Life Sciences (online)

The objective of the new online course is to accelerate our students career development into higher management positions in the biopharmaceutical industry and across the wider life sciences sector.

The one-year, part-time curriculum will still provide full immersion into drug discovery processes, life science research, medical technologies and healthcare management in Cambridge and worldwide.

The International MBA in Life Sciences is a one-year, full-time executive master’s programme that will be taught in central Cambridge.

The course is designed for scientists who want to develop their careers in applied research and continue their professional development in the biopharmaceutical industry and the wider life sciences sector.

Learn more about the International EMBA in Life Sciences


Postgraduate Diplomas (online)

Our programmes are directed by our senior level of experiences professionals, lecturers and advisors with a wide experience in the global understanding of the Life Sciences Industry, the pharmaceutical industry, and the biotechnology sector including healthcare, medical devices, and digital health organisations among others.

Our collaborations are oriented to an immediate application of the learning programmes towards international business development centred on the portfolio opportunities and potential products. The result is always a talented team focus and driven to develop the innovation strategy oriented to a global commercialisation to the industry.

Learn more about our postgraduate diplomas 

Biotechnology Based Companies

Global Pharmaceutical Industry

Developing the Future Global Leaders in Life Sciences

The Cambridge phenomenon is best described as an explosion of globally significant companies and innovations across bioscience, medicine and technology over the past 50 years.

Cambridge’s thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem is an ideal location to learn, develop and apply new business skills. Most of the seminars, lectures and interactive tutorials will be held in the bustling City of Cambridge.

Cambridge Panel of Lecturers and Teaching Staff

The Cambridge course will be taught by a panel of experienced lecturers, who have worked in the Life Sciences industry and have the practical experience of commercialising technology and innovation.

The Cambridge team will also draw on Barcelona lecturers for some of the teaching, especially in drug discovery, but will teach a broader remit across the whole Life Sciences sector. The Cambridge Campus will have its own wellbeing officer to support students' needs during their course. The Cambridge course has been accredited by BBI Barcelona and is managed by the Cambridge Office. 


With the active support of key international partners

Key international partners, such governmental organisations, bioindustry associations, companies and trade bodies, enable the Biotechnology Business Institute extend its global reach from Barcelona, Cambridge, Mexico and beyond.


Our eexcutives programmes are a part-time programme compatible with ongoing jobs positions and career development pathways, with classes from Tuesday to Thursday online.

The assignments develop during the year are based in real projects from our agreements with the main stakeholdrs globally. 


Strategic Partnership

The BBI is into a Strategic Partnership as Innovation Advisors to the Anglo Nordic Life Sciences Conference

The Biotechnology Business Institute (BBI) has been invited to join the board committee of the Anglo Nordic Life Sciences Conference. The BBI will act as innovation advisors by enabling investments in early-stage companies and helping with cluster development through international networking with key decision makers.

The Anglonordic Conference is mostly for European investors to meet with R&D companies from the Nordic countries and the UK.  The Conference provides an innovative forum for investors and companies to connect with each other through an established format of panel discussions, parallel technology and biotech investment rooms, as well as opportunities for 1:1 meetings. The BBI believes that this 19th Conference in London will provide exceptional value for money for the companies that are planning to attend.

Strategic Partnership

We are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with the Bradfield Centre. The Centre has been our base in Cambridge since our expansion from Barcelona in late 2021. We chose the Bradfield centre due it’s position in the heart of Cambridge’s vibrant tech and life science ecosystem and their leaderships strong growth mindset. We have found the Bradfield centre to be the perfect place for BBI Cambridge to flourish and grow. We are honoured to be implementing our new collaborative programme with the Bradfield Centre to provide greater access to our EMBA students in life sciences.

Strategic Partnership

DynamIQ was founded with a mission to provide ground-breaking services to redefine and refine client experience while maintaining a progressive and interactive ambience. We aim to achieve this by approaching each of our clients with fresh eyes to develop customised, unique strategies. We specialise in providing both strategic & technical consultancy as well as educational services within healthcare.

With the accreditation of Biotechnology Business Institute Barcelona

BBI Cambridge Limited has successfully attained the Biotechnology Business Institute’s accreditation for the MBA courses to be delivered in Cambridge. Following the BBI Board’s formal approval under the standards of international full-time educational courses.

Strategic Partnership

The BBI is into a Strategic Partnership as Advisors to the European Biotech CEO Summit 

The Biotech CEO Summits are unlike most meetings CEOs attend. It is not an investor conference nor is it a business development conference. Rather, the Summits’ focus is on the CEOs and the challenges they have leading their companies. The program is modeled after a think tank-style meeting with discussions led by subject matter experts with input from the CEOs. The CEOs benefit from the wisdom and experiences shared by other participating CEOs and the discussants.


BBI Cambridge - The Bradfield Centre - Cambridge Science Park

184, Milton Road, Cambridge, CB4 0GA, United Kingdom

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Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) Certificate

BBI Cambridge Ltd has been certified by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). The ICO is the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest and data privacy for individuals. The relevant certificate can be found here.

BBI Cambridge ISO Accreditation

The objective of the ISO International Standards for a Quality Management System is to help organizations be effective and strategic while being able to adapt to the constantly changing market dynamics. It also suggests various forms of correction and improvement such as breakthrough change, innovation and re-organization.

The ISO 9001:2015 is the latest edition of the ISO 9001, the only certifiable body of the ISO 9000 family regarding Quality Management Systems. It is the most widely known among the International Standards with regard to quality control and quality assurance for organizations of any type and size. Its main principles for quality management include: Customer Focus, Leadership, People Engagement, Process approach, Improvement, Evidence-based decision making, Relationship Management.

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Here are some of the most frequent questions from our candidates

  • question_answerAbout the BBI What are the objectives of the BBI's MBA Programmes?

    Our complementary MBA programmes in Biotechnology and in Life Sciences enable scientists to enter this growing industrial sector each year. We help our students develop a clear vision of their career progression into future leadership roles. By using the new skills and practical experiences from our courses, our alumni go on to join the some of the most notable institutions, companies and national healthcare systems with international reputations.

  • question_answerAbout the BBI Where are the BBI Campuses?

    With a presence in two of the main innovation centres in Europe, Barcelona, and Cambridge, and the second largest market in the pharmaceutical industry in Latin America our students can choose which campus will best meet their needs.

    As the International BBI headquarters, the Barcelona Campus is focused on drug discovery, built on a track record since 2013 delivering management programmes for scientists wanting to develop their careers in the global pharma & biotechnology industry.

    The European headquarters, our Cambridge Campus, has a broader remit across the entire Life Science sector. At Cambridge, UK, our students can realise their objective of establishing a global network of contacts in the broader spectrum of commercial opportunities in Life Sciences

    BBI Mexico connects the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry in Latin America with the major innovation hubs in Europe and the United States. It is the educational centre of reference in healthcare contributing to the development of national talent and the growth of national innovation promoting global transactions.

    Know more about our campuses

    BBI Barcelona - BBI Cambridge - BBI Mexico

  • question_answerAbout the BBI What is different about the BBI Business School?

    The Biotechnology Business Institute (BBI) is an international business school focused on training a new generation of scientific managers and executives to prepare for their future careers. The BBI facilitates early-stage business development activities in partnership with the many stakeholders in the biotechnology sector and the pharmaceutical industry worldwide. A core focus is on new drug development to treat unmet medical need but also with broadening interests across the Life Sciences sector.

    The Biotechnology Business Institute was founded to develop the next generation of talent in the international Life Sciences sector for scientists seeking to advance their careers in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. We are committed to becoming a leading international academic institution in the management of Life Sciences, through enabling the career development of a new wave of global business leaders driving disruptive change throughout the ecosystem.

  • question_answerThe BBI Experience What is the practical patent study case method?

    Thanks to our unique educational agreement with three of the main research centres in Barcelona our model, based on a practical patent filings, that allows our students to have an intensive full-time experience to achieve a global understanding of commercial decision-making processes.

    Discussions with principal researchers and innovation managers who are planning on developing new drugs make this experience very interactive and with the academic co-ordination and the board of lectures further discussion are continued during the practical classes. The case study case is a real example, reflecting today’s global business ecosystem in biotechnology and the pharmaceutical industry.

  • question_answerThe BBI Experience What is a typical day for a BBI student like?

    Every day is different throughout the year. During the first stage, when students take their common modules, apart from the evening classes from Monday to Thursday, the students also develop their career impact programmes. These programmes have their project meetings at various research centres and participate in extra-curriculum activities.

    For the final semester in Barcelona, each student develops their own academic internship programme depending on their chosen career itinerary chosen. All programmes have the same number of assignments and group work to complete. Typically, the second semester is focused increasing the time spent on students’ career-related activities.

  • question_answerBBI Community What is the BBI network?

    The BBI network is formed by our alumni, the academic staff, lecturers, partner companies and the technology transfer offices who collaborate with us. Over the years, we have developed a community over 700 people globally in direct contact every year. 

    For more information, visit our BBI community Report

The Worldwide Business School for Life Sciences

Barcelona Campus

Barcelona Scientific Park
Baldiri Reixac St., 4-8, 08028, Barcelona

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Cambridge Campus

The Bradfield Centre, Cambridge Science Park
184, Milton Road, CB4 0GA, Cambridge

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Mexico Campus

World Trade Center CDMX, Montecito 38,
Col. Nápoles, 03810, Mexico City

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