Located in the city of Havana, the Genetics and Biotechnology Engineering Center is a dynamic development institution that has allowed it to achieve a high level of research, development, production and commercialization of biological products obtained through the methods of the modern biotechnology.

The raison d’être of the CIGB is to achieve innovative research results, materialized in innovations with high levels of profitability, which contribute to well-being in the spheres of human health and agricultural production, and a marked respect for the preservation of the environment, continuous improvement of quality and customer satisfaction, with a staff that works to preserve and constantly increase its scientific-technical training, promoting integrality, deep ethical values ​​and effectively collaborating with the national environment.

Among its most prominent and renowned products are Heberprot-P as a leading and healing product of diabetic foot ulcers, the Heberferon for skin cancer and Gavac, used to eliminate ticks in cattle.