Mexico City


As the first campus, the drug discovery focused Barcelona Campus is based in one of the leading institutions in Southern Europe and just minutes away of the heart of the magnificent city centre. At the Barcelona Scientific Park, we develop our executive programmes with a mix and interaction between research centres, biotechnology-based companies and the pharmaceutical industry. 
The classes, seminars, meetings and work development projects are held in a fully equipped environment, where not only will you develop your professional skills but you will also have interactions with others professionals from the same field.Having the densest pharma ecosystem of Europe, the biggest biotech industry in Spain and a high technological and fast-growing drug development and medical devices sector, Barcelona offers the most complete biotechnology business ecosystem in Southern Europe. 

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International Diploma in Innovation

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

The one-year, part-time curriculum will provide full immersion into drug discovery processes, life science research, medical technologies and healthcare management worldwide. The Executive MBA in Healtcare is a one-year, part-time executive master’s programme that will be taught in coordination with Barcelona and 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.

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Executive Education

Our executive education for organisations help to develop teams to achieve business excellence and their corporate goals.

Our panel of industry experts, coming from more than 20 countries, cover key management topics in the healthcare industry including market access and healthcare economics, preclinical and clinical regulatory requirements, medical technologies, corporate finance, technology transfer and entrepreneurship, organizational behaviour, and an understanding of the global strategy for new drug approvals.

We also develop business development activities such as events, summits, and forums amongst key stakeholders from the biotechnology sector and the pharmaceutical industry increasing their international knowledge and network with healthcare leaders.

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Promoting Latin American talent worldwide

Our presence in Mexico has allowed us to become the first business school in Latin America specialised in healthcare with a focus in international development of professionals in healthcare, biotechnology and the overall business scientific community.

Mexico Panel of Lecturers and Teaching Staff

The Mexico Programmes are taught by a panel of experienced lecturers, who have worked in the Healthcare, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical  industry and have the practical experience of commercialising technology and innovation in the major markets.

The Mexico team will also draw on the Barcelona and Cambridge lecturers for some of the teaching and will teach a broader remit across borders about the whole healthcare sector. The Mexico Campus will have its own wellbeing officer to support students' needs during their courses.

Strategic Partnership

The BBI is into a Strategic Partnership with the AstraZeneca Mexico's Innovation Health Hub as Advisors

The Health Innovation Hub in Mexico drives and promotes the convergence of actors within the health ecosystem to improve the quality of life of patients through early prevention, diagnosis and treatment with new technologies and disruptive processes.

It is an initiative of AstraZeneca Mexico and A.Catalyst Network, AstraZeneca's interconnected network, which seeks to work hand in hand with startups that have technological and innovative solutions to solve some of the current and future challenges that primary care faces. in the health system in the country.

The Hub's primary mission is to improve patient care, follow-up and care through the use of innovative technologies, while creating a significant impact on their lives.

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.

Instituto de Biotecnología de la FCB - BBI MEXICO

Instituto de Biotecnología de la FCB

Av. Manuel L. Barragán, Niños Héroes, Sin Nombre

Col 20, 66455 San Nicolás de los Garza, N.L., Mexico

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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.

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    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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