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NBIC Announce Partnership with Venturefest South

NBIC Announce Partnership with Venturefest South

The National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) are pleased to announce a new partnership with Venturefest South (VFS), the fastest-growing innovation and business growth programme in the South. With Venturefest South launching for its eighth year, along with NBIC, the...

Biofilm Create! Photography and Art Competition 2024

Biofilm Create! Photography and Art Competition 2024

Our Biofilm Create! Photography and Art Competition is back for 2024! The competition forms part of our #BiofilmAware campaign, which works to raise awareness of NBIC and its research, and the many societal and economic impacts of biofilms.   There are two categories...

NBIC White Paper Published in CABI Agriculture and Bioscience

NBIC White Paper Published in CABI Agriculture and Bioscience

We’re pleased to announce the release of our new publication entitled ‘Creating pathways for collaboration between Argentina and the UK to utilise microbial biofilms in sustainable agriculture' - a collaboration between NBIC and Argentine researchers. The publication...

Biofilms ICURe Sprint Researchers Awarded Spin-Out Funding

Biofilms ICURe Sprint Researchers Awarded Spin-Out Funding

Two research teams that took part in the Biofilms ICURe Sprint have been awarded spin-out funding to transform their innovations into market-ready businesses.  The Biofilms ICURe Sprint is the first of its kind to champion the biofilm industry. Launched in May 2022,...

Phlegm-Like Material May Improve Modeling of Cystic Fibrosis Biofilms

Phlegm-Like Material May Improve Modeling of Cystic Fibrosis Biofilms

Scientists have engineered a living material resembling human phlegm, which will help them to better understand how a certain kind of infection develops on the lungs of patients with cystic fibrosis. The work has been supported by NBIC and the European Research...

NBIC Generates Significant Economic Impact

NBIC Generates Significant Economic Impact

A new independent economic review, from Black Kite Ltd, highlights a number of significant impacts following the £16m investment from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and Innovate UK into the National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC)...