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Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (CSIR-IHBT) is the laboratory of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has a focused research mandate on bioresources for catalysizing bio-economy in a sustainable manner. The institute has state-of-the-art laboratories; remote sensing and mapping facilities; internationally recognized herbarium; animal house facilities; pilot plants in nutraceuticals, essential oil and herbals; farms and polyhouses. The young and dynamic team of scientists propels the research and works dedicatedly to discover and find solutions to new challenging problems faced by society. International collaborations further strengthen scientific interactions on a global scale. Promoting industrial growth through technological interventions is a constant endeavor and several technologies developed by the institute are transferred to industries. For socio-economic upliftment, regular training programmes and advisory services are rendered to farmers, floriculturists, tea planters and small entrepreneurs involved in the food processing sector. Institute encourages industries to share the technological problems faced by them, such that efforts could be made in developing a viable solution. Confidentiality is strictly maintained. Institute fosters student-scientist interaction and school children are welcome to visit the Institute. Postgraduate students can do projects and sharpen their research skills at CSIR-IHBT.