Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digitalization
The Ministry of Research, Innovation, and Digitalization assumes a pivotal role as a synthesizer and coordinator in the realms of scientific research, experimental and technological development, innovation, communications, and digitization. Functioning as the state authority overseeing these diverse domains, the ministry also extends its purview to cover cyber security, postal services, radiocommunications, information technology, information society, and the national interoperability framework. With a focus on strategic synthesis and coordination, the ministry plays a crucial role in shaping and advancing these key areas, contributing to the overall progress and development of the nation.
National Research and Development Institute for Food Bioresources (IBA)
The National Research and Development Institute for Food Bioresources – IBA Bucharest operates as a public research entity under the coordination of the Ministry of Research and Innovation. Focused on four strategic areas – food safety, nutrition, consumer behavior, and food (Bio)technologies – the institute is committed to advancing knowledge in these crucial domains.
The research activities are conducted across nine laboratories, three pilot experimental stations, and two specialized departments dedicated to support actions and long-life learning initiatives. Additionally, the institute benefits from the support of the Marketing-Commercial department and the Technological Information Center, contributing to the overall effectiveness of its research endeavors.