At MBI, we strive to create meaningful societal benefits by collaborating with universities, governments, financial supporters, and companies to accelerate the commercialization of biobased technologies. Consistent with our not-for-profit mission, we share select technologies—those that show the promise of game-changing sustainability—with the global community.
MBI, MSU, & the MSU Foundation
Founded in 1981, we are closely affiliated with Michigan State University (MSU) and are a wholly owned subsidiary of the Michigan State University Foundation. Our special relationship allows us to draw upon the extensive resources, expertise, and facilities MSU has to offer.
At MBI, we help you make a positive global impact. Our team members are passionate about creating a sustainable world. Together, we transform game-changing ideas into scalable realities.
Meet our Board & Staff
At MBI, we take collaboration seriously. Please take the time to browse, below, a sampling of the fine institutions, companies, and organizations we are proud to call collaborators.
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