Tackling and Exploiting Biofilms in the UK & Beyond

Helping industry find academic partners to solve unmet needs and support biofilm models to assess novel interventions and the development of new innovations.

Proof of Concept Projects

Combined, our four Proof of Concept calls received 207 applications from which 83 projects were awarded funding – representing a £4.4m investment from NBIC and a total value of £6.7m. 

Proof of Concept 1 Projects

Awarded October 2018

Proof of Concept 2 Projects

Awarded July 2019

Proof of Concept 3 Projects

Awarded May 2020

Proof of Concept 4 Projects

Awarded June 2021

Using Synthetic Materials to Model Marine Biofilms

Using Synthetic Materials to Model Marine Biofilms

Supporting the next generation of scientific leaders

Rapid Sustainable Diagnostics

Rapid Sustainable Diagnostics

Supporting researchers to tackle global issues associated with biofilms

A Paradigm Shift in the Application of Bioinputs

Nature Vs AMR

Supporting the next generation of scientific leaders

A Paradigm Shift in the Application of Bioinputs

A Paradigm Shift in the Application of Bioinputs

Supporting academic and industrial partnerships to tackle global biofilm problems

Raman Against Respiratory Infection

Raman Against Respiratory Infection

Helping to support biofilm models to assess novel interventions

A Paradigm Shift in the Application of Bioinputs

Improving Patients’ Quality of Life

Helping industry find academic partners to solve unmet needs

A Paradigm Shift in the Application of Bioinputs

Innovations in Wastewater Treatment

Assisting the academic community to find the right industrial partner

New Generation Coatings With Intrinsic Antimicrobial Action

Helping industry find academic partners to solve unmet needs

Establishing a Biofabrication Centre

Assisting the academic community to find the right industrial partner

Breaking Biofilm AMR

Helping to support biofilm models to assess novel interventions

A Global Biofilm Network

Connecting scientists and companies across continents

Deodorants innovation

Exploring Novel Anti-biofilm Technology Use in New Areas

Deepening the interaction between academics and industry

Deodorants innovation

Treating Polymicrobial Biofilms

Assisting the academic community to find the right industrial partner

Next Generation Wound Treatment

Helping industry find academic partners to explore new applications for a known technology

The Fourth State of Matter

Helping industry find academic partners to explore new applications for a known technology

Deodorants innovation

Promoting Biofilms in Personal Care

Assisting the academic community to find the right industrial partner

Reducing Biofilm Formation

Helping industry find academic partners to solve unmet needs

Transforming 16S Sequencing

Helping industry find academic partners to solve unmet needs

Diagnosing Infection in Chronic Wounds

Assisting the academic community to find the right industrial partner

Controlling Listeria in Food Production Facilities

Helping industry find academic partners to solve unmet needs

Finding Treatments for Eye Infections

Helping to support biofilm models to assess novel interventions

A New Class of Acrylate Polymers

Helping to support biofilm models to assess novel interventions

Biofilm Research Informs Marine Coatings Design

Supporting academic and industrial partnerships to tackle global biofilm problems

Innovative Wound Care

Helping industry find academic partners to explore new applications for a known technology

Net-Zero Wastewater Treatment

Striving For Net-Zero Through Wastewater Treatment

Supporting the next generation of scientific leaders

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