Vision and aims

We are the leading Australian research and training centre finding solutions for biofilm Related challenges


Through partnerships with Maritime and Water industries train the innovative, agile and diverse workforce with the skills needed to respond to current and emerging industry needs related to biofilms.


Our centre aims to develop the human capacity, the underpinning knowledge and relationships necessary to effectively deliver innovative biofilms solutions for Australian maritime and water industries.

We are working with industries to

Develop a new generation of specialists in biofilm monitoring and control through training, education and mentoring of HDR students and early career researchers. This will be achieved through collaborative research projects and training with the industry partners, intern experience and workshops focused on better managing biofouling issues that meet the requirements of the regulatory bodies.

The centre activities will create new knowledge which will be directly transferred to the industry via training and workshops on how to practically implement modifications to their biofouling management processes. These new management solutions that will enhance the competitiveness of our industry partners.

Foster close partnerships between academic experts, industry and other end-users to translate research into innovative solutions to benefit industries worldwide.

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