Avika Malik

What is Nano Bio Technology what are the career opportunities in it?

by Avika Malik
3 answers
| Share :

3 answers

RE: What is Nano Bio Technology what are the career opportunities in it?

Meghna Mukherjee
Meghna Mukherjee
Verified Career Expert
Counselor at Adaptive Minds
  • Mumbai

Hi There,

I am sure you have heard about Nano technology, whereby technology is merged with Science to create miracles in all respective field right from Automobiles to medicines to Agriculture

Speaking about Nano Biotechnology, it is basically where biology meets technology.
As you know Biotechnology is a field whereby Science helps creating instruments required for biological purposes or interventions.

As such speaking of biology, it is being used in may subfields right from Medicines to genes to molecular Sciences etc.

Thus Nano Biotechnology consists of a Research in these fields whereby scientists through Research helps in developing interventions in these fields.
Basically applying Nanotools to these fields and bring out interventions in the medical or biology field.
eg.drug delivery system and or Gene Therapy are a part of Nano biotechnology.

Please note this is a complete Research oriented field.

As far as the scope is concerned, these days as everything is becoming quick and fast paced and at the same time becoming smaller and smaller and due to the advance in the medical field, Research in this field is gaining momentum daily.

Right from the CT scan machine to the Pacemaker to finding root cause through understanding of the genes, finding solutions to sickness and other human issues through molecular study is all a thanks to Research in Nano Biotechnology.
So definitely you have scope in any industry right from Hospitals to laboratories, to Multi nationals to Pharma companies.
Hope this helps.
Wish you good luck...

RE: What is Nano Bio Technology what are the career opportunities in it?

Surya Shukla
Surya Shukla

Hi Avika,

This is very interesting and unique career option .here is some information related to Nano -biotechnology .

The nano-biotechnology is one of the strategic and dominant technologies at the present time. Nanotechnology has almost endless string of applications in biotechnology, biology and biomedicine. Nano biotechnology has several commercial applications in advanced pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and diagnostics. Soon, there will be orally applicable insulin and artificial joints made from nanoparticulate materials as well low-calorie foods with nanoparticulate taste enhancers. Nanobiotechnology presents a promising R&D frontier with a tremendous future impact in the drug delivery, gene therapy, nano-TAS, nanoscale bioprocesses, etc.

Career opportunities

A number of career options are available in nanotechnology. These include:

  • Drug delivery: Highly porous nano-materials are ideal for controlled
    drug delivery systems. It significantly enhances the administration
    and efficacy of the drugs due to reduced sized of nano-drug particles
  • Gene therapy: Significant advances in nanotechnology will soon make
    the gene therapy simple and cost effective
  • Nano biosensors: These are used in the detection of chemical
    (pollutants) and biological threats. The chip-sized bio-devices
    revolutionized the detection and management of diseases.
  • Nano-total analysis systems (nano-TAS):"Nano Labs-on-chips,"
    profoundly change the current practice in clinical diagnostics,
    genome sequencing, environmental monitoring, food safety and other
    areas of the public interest.
  • Nanoscale bioprocesses for bioremediation: Nanoscale scavengers are
    able to capture heavy metals in contaminated sites and break down
    toxic substances
  • Nanobiotech-Pharma: It is dedicated to improving human longevity and
    quality of life through the diagnosis and treatment of diseases
    associated with pathological calcification, inflammation and
    infections.Education and research: in Universities and other
  • Marketing of nanoBiotech products.Setting up small scale nanobiotech

Job options

  • Research Associate in Nanomedicine.
  • Research scientist in Nano-biotechnology.
  • Research Associate in Nanomaterials and Photovoltaics
  • Nano technologist.Gene therapistTechnicians.
  • Professor.
  • Consultant

Laboratory technician


  • M.Sc./M.Tech Nanobiotechnology
  • M,Phil. Nanobiotechnology
  • Ph.D Nanobiotechnology

Important Institutes

  • International Centre for Nanobiotechnology (ICN), Kanyakumari (Tamil
  • Amity Institute of Nanotechnology (A.I.N.T.), Noida (Uttar
    Pradesh) www.amity.edu
  • Amritha Centre for Nanosciences (A.C.N.S.), Kochi (Kerala)
  • Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi
  • Centre of Excellence in Nanoelectronics (C.E.N.), Bangalore
  • Integral University, Lucknow (Uttar
  • National Institute of Technology (N.I.T.), Kurukshetra
    (Haryana). www.nitkkr.ac.in
  • Centre for Nanotechnology and Advanced Biomaterials (CeNTAB),
    Sastra University Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu). www.sastra.edu
  • Biomedical Nanotechnology Online Course & Certificate
  • Distance Education Programme Nano-biotechnology
    International institutes
  • Cornell Nano-biotechnology Centre.www.nbtc.cornell.edu

  • University of Washington Centre for Nanotechnology.

  • Stanford Nanofabrication Facility.https://snf.stanford.edu

  • University of Michigan Centre for Biologic Nanotechnology.

  • Future Health Centre at the University of

  • MIT Media Lab. www.media.mit.edu

The entrance examination is conducted as per the requirment of the particular instittute.


  • Pharmaceutical industries
  • .Research Institutes
  • .Biotechnology industries
  • .Colleges/Universities
  • .Bioprocessing industries
  • .Production industries.

Hope this helps.
Wish You Good Luck..

RE: What is Nano Bio Technology what are the career opportunities in it?

This topic is now closed. New replies are no longer allowed.

How to become life coach

There is no specific requirement to become a life coach. You just have a positive approach to see life. In order to become a effective life coach, sim .. read more

Procedure to apply for IAS entrance exam? Date to apply and the requirements for the same?

Hello Lokesh, First upon to correct you, it’s not any sort of entrance exam but basically a competitive exam where at each stage some candidates .. read more

Procedure to apply for IAS exam?

Hello Aspirant, It’s a simple procedure which requires you to go to the official website of the UPSC, i.e. www.upsc.gov.in or www.upsconline.nic .. read more

Procedure to be an IAS or IPS Officer being Air Force employee?

Hi Mahesh, you are an Air Force employee and you are aspiring to be an IAS office, aren’t you? Then it depends on how much time you will get for .. read more
Most Popular

Sir main Pmt ke liye preparation kar raha mujhe last revesion kaise karna chahiye?

<a href=; DU LLB 2017</a> <a href=http://www.exams.chekrs.com/pu-ba-llb-exam> Punjab BA LLB Exam 2017</a> <a href=http://www.e .. read more

What are the main work and responsibilities of a Human Resource Manager?

Human Resource Manager is responsible  for looking after the entire spectrum of HR activities including manpower planning, recruitment , training .. read more

I am a commerce graduate and confused between various options like cfa, mba, and job. What should I choose?

M.Com should be on last priority. The best option would be to continue with EY, and prepare for CAT simultaneously. The work ex will help you in getti .. read more

What to do after b.com professional ?? confused betwen mba .. m.com nd civil services

Hi, Suprit The following link gives you details of the syllabus for the Civil Services exam. . You will know how to go about preparing for the same ye .. read more