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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Priority Questions Exercise for Microbial Biofilms

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Together with the Center for Biofilm Engineering (CBE), Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE), COST AMiCI Consortium and the ESCMID Study Group for Biofilms (ESGB) we...

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[Webinar] Studying and Controlling the Microbiome of the Air

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March 9, 2021

[Click here to register] This is the latest in the joint webinar series from National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC), Singapore Centre for Environmental...

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