Health/Biotechnology Engineer

Repair medicine
Regenerative Medicine

Terms of Access


Different competitions are proposed depending on the academic background of the candidates coming from a preparatory class or university (3rd year L3 license) or institutions preparing some DUT and BTS (technical diplomas gained 2 years after baccalaureate).

General objectives

Since 2011, Oniris has opened a specialty “biotechnology in health”. The training focuses on the health sector, but the acquired skills are also transferable to the food and environmental sectors.


Oniris is the only French school in which students, veterinary teachers and engineers interact. While remaining specific, these two curricula interact in such a way as to bring added value in order to diversify professions and improve employability.


Thus, this “added value”, related to the synergy of the two courses, is at the origin of our new specialty “biotechnologies of the health” which aims to train engineers well prepared for the tomorrow’s pharmaceutical industry.


The provided multidisciplinary education allows students to benefit from a culture in the medical sciences and to master both the concepts of cellular and molecular biology and those of process engineering.


These scientific and technical skills are complemented by transversal skills (languages, knowledge of the organization and financial management of companies, regulatory procedures, project management, management, communication …) which will enable future engineers to integrate and improve easily the healthcare companies developing biotechnologies.


This training includes an important practical part carried out on a platform dedicated to biotechnologies in industrial like conditions.


This proximity to the professional world allows students to understand the stakes of a sector in fast technological evolution.


The practical part of the training is also based on the Oniris gene therapy center, set up in association with the AFM, Genethon and INSERM.


One of the training module is achieved on the site of the ARRONAX cyclotron, anchoring the training in the loco-regional dynamism of the biotechnological industries.


Objectives related to Bioregate topics




Students future


Some of the future engineers will be able to access to other Oniris training in this field of health biotechnologies


  • The Master in Biology and Biotechnology and Therapeutic Research (BBRT)
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  • The “Marketing of Products and Health Service”
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  • The doctorate awarded by Oniris from the regional doctoral school “Biologie-Santé”
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These graduate programs are also available for students from other French or foreign institutions.


Career opportunities for graduated students


  • Industrial development manager
  • Production and / or packaging manager
  • Supply chain manager
  • Research and development process manager
  • Production director
  • Quality manager
  • Product research and development manager