Our domains

Given the wide range of applications associated with outcomes arising from biofilm research, SNBC is happy to work with companies targeting various market segments including food, household surfaces, marine, paint manufacturing, cosmetics, water purification, desalination and membranes, bioremediation and resource reclamation, water and wastewater treatment, medical implants and surfaces, bioreactors in industrial production, oil and gas. Click here for the list of industry representatives in various domains.

Biofilms & Microbiomes Across Industries

Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage

  • New / smart packaging technologies
  • Food safety and QC
  • Pro- and pre-biotics
Surface Technologies

Surface Technologies

  • Anti-biofilm surfaces
  • Novel built environments
  • Paint formulations
  • Speciality ingredients – coatings, composites, anti-microbial additives
Oil & Gas

Oil & Gas

  • Anti-fouling and anti-corrosion structures
  • Biofuel production
  • Sensors
Water

Water

  • Urban water cycle – desalination, recycled water, water treatment
  • Water quality assessment framework
  • Microbial target detection tools – real-time, in-situ sensors
Biomedical & Healthcare

Biomedical & Healthcare

  • Novel antimicrobial materials in wound dressings
  • Sterility and hygiene testing
  • Coating for implants
  • Anti-microbial resistance
Biofilm & Microbiome analytics

Biofilm & Microbiome analytics

  • Automation to acquire and characterize biofilms signatures
  • Novel and customized technologies to analyze biofilm features
  • Improving data analysis pipelines for biofilm datasets (e.g. AI for image / pattern recognition, NGS data analysis)
Agri- & Aqua- technologies

Agri- & Aqua- technologies

  • Animal gut- and plant -associated microbiomes
  • Improving nutrient removal in systems
  • New aqua- and agri- culture systems
  • Alternate proteins and feeds additives

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Events

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[NEWS RELEASE] International Biofilm Centres Launch Priority Questions Exercise

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February 9, 2021

Are you #BiofilmAware? Through a blend of...

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[WEBINARS] 6 free webinars organized by EURO-MIC network

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The European MIC Network will host 6...

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[NEWS RELEASE] International Biofilm Centres Launch Priority Questions Exercise

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February 9, 2021

Are you #BiofilmAware? Through a blend of content, events and outreach activities the National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) are raising awareness of...

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[WEBINARS] 6 free webinars organized by EURO-MIC network

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The European MIC Network will host 6 technical webinars and a workshop on Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) research this spring and give...

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[Conference] Food Toxicology Conference 2021

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January 26, 2021

[Conference] FOOD TOXICOLOGY CONFERENCE 2021 - Opportunities and Challenges for Safe Use of Nanomaterials in Food. Dates: 26 - 29th Jan 2021 Click here...

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[Webinar] Emerging Stronger – Digitalise your corporate and admin functions

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December 15, 2020

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