Biodesign Institute

Arizona State University has created the nation’s first interdisciplinary research institute devoted entirely to innovations inspired by nature’s grand designs. The Biodesign Institute includes 554,000 square-feet of award-winning, LEED-certified buildings, and is Arizona’s largest investment in infrastructure devoted to bioscience-related research.

The Biodesign Institute has more than a dozen innovative research centers and more than 200 active research projects.

Our award-winning faculty and bioscience initiatives are redefining medical research, harnessing cutting-edge technology for the good of the planet,  creating “bioinspired” solutions to an array of global challenges and focusing scientific expertise on the areas of greatest human need.