Institute is state-owned entity and it operates as a public
research institute, under auspices of the Ministry of Science,
Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia.
mission of the Institute is to conduct innovative research projects
in the field of biotechnological sciences (agriculture and forestry),
to transfer the knowledge to target users and also to participate
in academic education, with the aim of economic and social benefit
of the community and protection of environment and traditional
The vision of the Institute is to become a leading scientific
research and educational institution and an indispensable subject
in the development of the Mediterranean agriculture and forestry,
which will contribute to the overall development of Croatia
as a knowledge-based society.