The BMTF aims to provide an environment in which the existing research expertise from partners and collaborators will come together to create critical mass in collaborative multidisciplinary research teams, to develop new materials for devices, diagnostics, delivery technologies, imaging agents and the assessment of these materials through new, non-invasive, in situ imaging techniques.
Two biological isolator facilities have been established to facilitate clinical development of human cell-based therapies. Established under the auspices of the Victorian Consortium for Cell-based Therapies (VCCT), the isolators provide a complete barrier from environmental and operator-borne contamination and are therefore ideally suited for aseptic processing.
The MicroNano Research Facility (MNRF) representing diverse and high quality multidisciplinary micro- and nano-technology research within RMIT University is set to open its doors to users from mid 2014.
Standard OGTR certified PC3 bio-containment facility with laboratories set up for both bacterial and viral applications
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.
Assists scientists from all disciplines to visualise and track the movement the cells. Provides guidance in the areas of project design, training and support in image acquisition and analysis. As part of the Monash Micro Imaging network, the facility gains has access to additional expertise and imaging platforms.
AAHL is a world class high-containment facility enabling research and diagnostics on the most dangerous animal and zoonotic pathogens. Extensive laboratories and expertise at physical containment levels 3 and 4 available for collaborative and fee-for-service research.
The $10m Electron Microscopy Unit is a key facility designed for physical sciences, life sciences and engineering applications. The unit is equipped with five state-of-the-art electron microscopes, available to academic and industry users as user operated, collaboration or fee for use basis.
The PC4 Zoonosis Suite and Bioimaging Facility, within AAHL (the Australian Animal Health Laboratory) provides world-class infrastructure and related technology platforms for researchers conducting projects requiring a high biocontainment/ biosecure environment.