The Facility

The MicroBioRefinery consists of three laboratories and two offices supervised by a dedicated team with expertise in heterogeneous catalysis, biocatalysis, material sciences, biomass conversion, polymers and analytical chemistry.

The MBR presents the unique advantage of high-throughput synthesis and characterisation equipment with integration across three labs.

The laboratories

MicroBioRefinery Synthesis Lab

Synthesis Lab

Equipment includes Parr autoclave batch reactors, CEM Microwave, PID Effi Microactivity reactor, Freeslate CM3 reaction screening system

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MicroBioRefinery Characterisation lab

Characterisation Lab

The Characterisation Lab houses state-of-the-art equipment for materials characterisation and reaction analysis.

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MicroBioRefinery Bio Lab

Bio Lab

Houses a range of state-of-the-art equipment for screening and testing of micro-organisms and cells.

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