Our Founding Universities

The National Biofilms Innovation Centre was launched in 2017 by its four core Universities (Edinburgh, Liverpool, Nottingham and Southampton) and is led by four Co-Directors: Professors Cait MacPhee, Rasmita Raval, Miguel Cámara and Jeremy Webb respectively.


Click on the university logos to learn more about each core partner.

University of Edinburgh

Soft matter and biological physics /
Active matter / Biofilm molecular structure and function and more

University of Liverpool

Antimicrobial and Anti-Adhesion Surfaces / Surface Spectroscopies and Imaging of Bio-interfaces

University of Nottingham

Quorum sensing signalling (gene regulation / analytical chemistry / biosensors)

University of Southampton

Microbial biofilm development mechanisms and their control / Biofilm dispersal technologies, and more

Join our Community of Researchers & Innovators

If you are interested in working with us or becoming a partner, please contact us for more information.