Become an NBIC Industry Member

The National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) exists to create a fusion of world-class interdisciplinary research and industry partnerships to deliver breakthrough science and technologies to control and exploit biofilms.

NBIC aims to connect scientists specialising in biofilms across the UK, and to provide a mechanism for industrial partners to explore their unmet needs with NBIC Partners. NBIC Membership provides industry with an additional layer of support from NBIC experts and exclusive access to a range of specialised services, providing members with the tools to facilitate the exchange of challenges, solutions, and ideas in the biofilm sector.


Partnering support

Curated searches and partnering set up by our specialist Innovation Team.

Funding and opportunities

Participation in translational project applications.

Bespoke funding insights based on company sectors.

Studentships and technical training

Access to NBIC PhD programmes via Collaborative Training Partnerships (CTP).

Membership communications and reports

Quarterly membership newsletter, highlighting opportunities, events and access to editorial and curated information.

Access to NBIC funded reports at a reduced rate.

Events and meetings

NBIC Members Day – an annual, themed applied meeting.

Concessionary access to NBIC meetings, webinars and training (defined places per anum).

Access to specialist information

Access to specialist information on NBIC university capabilities and facilities. 



NBIC operates a tiered pricing model that reflects the member’s size and type of organisation. 

There are four tiers of industry membership within NBIC: Tier 0, Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3.

Membership Tier

Company Type/size

Membership fee per annum *


Not-for-profit Organization











* Membership fee per annum exclusive of VAT

Question about membership?

If you are interested in obtaning NBIC Membership, becoming a partner or have another query, please fill in the contact form with your details and we will be in touch as soon as possible.

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