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Harnessing the UK’s Academic & Industrial Strength in Biofilms

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Harnessing the UK’s Academic & Industrial Strength in Biofilms

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Advancing Frontiers by Working Together

The National Biofilms Innovation Centre is an Innovation Knowledge Centre (IKC) funded by BBSRC, Innovate UK, and the Hartree Centre. Our mission is to establish a network of research and innovation capacity catalysing collaboration with industry in the study of biofilms to achieve breakthrough innovation.

Our Mission

Catalysing innovation in technologies and solutions to solve the challenges that biofilms present to industry.


A vibrant cross-sectoral community providing opportunities for research collaboration and innovation.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our research, how we can help, promoting your opportunities or working with us and becoming a partner, please get in touch.

Building a Global Community

Facilitating national and international engagement and collaboration in biofilms through our networks.

Industrial Partners

Research Partners

Proof of Concept Projects

The Next Generation of Scientific Leaders

Training and developing the future generation of scientific leaders through our PhD and Post-Doctoral programs and by providing extensive opportunities for entrepreneurial training.

Become a Partner

Working with over 100 businesses and world leading experts in biofilm research to accelerate the commercial development of new solutions, products and services.

Join us in our mission to tackle and catalyse innovation in biofilms.

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