CSIRO Food Innovation Centre

CSIRO’s Food Innovation Centre makes it easy for food, ingredient and equipment manufacturing companies to access our extensive expertise, technologies and support in innovation. From adopting innovative technologies and improving process efficiency to creating high value products for new markets, we partner with industry every day.

TrACEES Soil Analysis

Soil related analysis including carbon and oxygen isotopes in gas and liquid, as well as elemental and nutrient analysis.

TrACEES Chemical Analysis

Access a wide range of instruments and capabilities for chemical and materials analysis including unique and specialised chemical analyses and training.

MCATS Informatics

Informatics is the science of information. The general goal of informatics is to develop methods and systems to collect, store, access, retrieve, integrate, analyse, visualise and use data, information, and knowledge.

MCATS Health Economics

The MCATS Health Economics Unit undertakes a range of projects focused on economic evaluation as well as the assessment of efficiency, equality and quality of healthcare production and performance. Researchers leverage the data from these projects to inform policy-making decisions at State, Commonwealth and International levels.

MCATS Biostatistics

We have developed a comprehensive and integrated programme of methodological and collaborative research which is complemented by our statistical training to build a skilled clinical research workforce. Our group also delivers the Master of Biostatistics (with the Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia, BCA), and leads biostatistics teaching within the Master of Public Health and Master of Science (Epidemiology).

Melbourne Social and Cultural Informatics Platform (SCIP)

The Melbourne Social and Cultural Informatics Platform (SCIP) is the first informatics platform at the University of Melbourne to support research in the Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and the Visual & Performing Arts. SCIP is a collaboration between the Faculty
 of Arts, the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, Research and Collections, and Research Platform Services.

VBIC Large Animal Imaging Node

The University of Melbourne led consortium places emphasis on being engaged with the scientific community to enable appropriate usage of biomedical imaging technologies. It aims to promote collaboration between human preclinical, human clinical and large animal researchers with the common goal of improving health outcomes using ONEHEALTH as the research approach.

Melbourne X-Ray Diffraction Platform

X-ray diffraction provides information on the structure of your material. XRD is useful in research, process control and quality assurance.

Biological Optical Microscopy Platform

The BOMP provides access to optimal live cell imaging, conventional confocal microscopy, as well as pioneering microscopy 2-photon and super-resolution microscopy instrumentation. We provide a complementary suite of capabilities including PC2 and pathogen handling capabilities, and full access to our expert staff.

Melbourne Brain Centre Imaging Facility (Parkville Campus)

The Melbourne Brain Centre Imaging Facility, located at the University of Melbourne's Parkville Campus, hosts state-of-the-art PET/CT and 7 TMRI scanners. The Facility is led by Prof Roger Ordidge and supported by Mr Rob Wiliams (PET/CT) and Dr Brad Moffat. We welcome enquiries regarding your research projects.

Melbourne Nanomaterials Characterisation Platform

This platform is a combination of atomic force microscopy (AFM), colloidal characterisation equipment and indentation capabilities to provide surface and material characterisation of a broad range of materials to support research activities in engineering, science and medicine. This platform has the capacity to provide information on surface topography, elasticity, magnetic and electrical properties, colloidal forces, wetting properties, and micro- and nano- mechanical material property characterisation.

Stem Core

The SCA Stem Cell Core facility at the Melbourne Brain Centre provides essential services for Australian scientists using pluripotent stem cells in their research. SCA resources support bioengineering, nanotechnology, stem cell biology, advanced molecular analysis and clinical research activities

Melbourne Advanced Fluorescence Imaging Platform

The Advanced Fluorescence Imaging Platform provides access to cutting-edge instrumentation, focusing on super resolution optical microscopy and imaging flow cytometry. We support users with experiment design, data acquisition and analysis and instrument training across fields such as nanomedicine, cell biology, materials engineering and immunology.

ACRF Centre for Translational Cancer Therapeutics and Imaging

Established through a $2 million grant from the Australian Cancer Research Foundation, the Centre includes a Mediso Nanoscan PET/MRI Imaging Platform, a Mediso Nanoscan SPECT/CT Imaging Platform and an IVIS Spectrum Bioluminescent and Fluorescence Imaging Unit for medical research and preclinical investigations.

The Florey Advanced Microscopy Facility

A core facility of the Melbourne Brain Centre at Parkville. We provide access to optical microscopy including bright field and fluorescence microscopy, live cell imaging (both wide-field and confocal) and confocal microscopy, as well as specialised stereology and neuron tracing work stations. The facility also has state of the art facilities for image analysis, deconvolution and 3D rendering and animation (including  Amira, Huygens and Metamorph Software).

Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative (VLSCI)

VLSCI is the biggest computation facility devoted to life sciences in the world, where researchers can access high-end compute resources and a range of experts to assist them - from research design through to data management and interpretation.

Victorian Cancer Biobank

The Victorian Cancer Biobank is a not-for-profit consortium of tissue banks, supported by the Victorian Government through the Victorian Cancer Agency. Our purpose is to provide high quality, ethically obtained biospecimens to support research that will lead to improvements in cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Melbourne Translational Genomics Platform

Melbourne Translational Genomics Platform makes genome analysis capabilities available to researchers of the University and precinct, accelerates adoption of these technologies in clinical practice, and supports research and clinical discovery.  It is an evolving resource of cutting-edge technology and knowledge accessible to researchers and clinicians of all disciplines, and aims to foster cross-pollination of capabilities and experience between the University, clinical institutions and industry

Metabolomics Australia (Melbourne Node)

Metabolomics Australia (MA): focused on providing customised service for small molecule analysis, access to world class expertise, analytical technologies and bioinformatics. Breadth of capability across biotechnology, diagnostics, environmental, agriculture, food/beverage and biomedical sciences. Providing specific detection, quantification services and catering to complex investigations and systems wide analyses. ENABLING INNOVATION.

Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication

The Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication (MCN) provides open-access to cutting-edge micro-nano fabrication instrumentation in a world-class facility. With twelve highly experienced technical staff devoted to R&D partnerships with industry and a wide range of instrumentation in the one facility, we enable productivity and quality gains for researchers and innovators.

Melbourne Brain Centre (Parkville) Flow Cytometry Facility

Based at the Melbourne Brain Centre - in the heart of Parkville’s biological sciences precinct - Stem Cells Australia provides a purpose-built flow cytometry facility equipped with the latest high-end flow cytometric machinery for our members and other interested researchers

ImmunoID Flow Cytometry Facility

This purpose built facility provides researchers in Melbourne with a world-class flow cytometry resource, equipped with the latest in high-end instrumentation