B2 Institute Overview

The B2 Institute is a think tank and research incubator that addresses scientific Grand Challenges whose solutions require the combined expertise of a broad range of scientific fields and diverse interdisciplinary talents. Building upon the University of Arizona's reputation as a trailblazer in interdisciplinary research, the B2 Institute provides a non-traditional structure that facilitates interaction. Its current focal points include the water energy nexus, STEM education, and ultimately the development of interconnected ‘Discovery Ecosystems’ that will facilitate collaborations toward the solution of major problems.