The SBRC houses four distinct types of facility:
- Gas fermentation systems
- A bespoke Robotics suite for bacterial culture and manipulation
- A strong capability in analytics
- Anaerobic cabinet facilities for bacterial cultivation and manipulation
In addition we have access through the university to other specialist facilities including:
In-house, state-of-the-art high-throughput DNA sequencing technology with dedicated experimental scientists and bioinformaticians to support access and experimental design/analysis.
Carbon Neutral Laboratories
A new (2016) carbon-neutral building to provide unrivalled facilities for world-leading research in sustainable chemistry, part funded by GSK.
Energy Technologies Building (ETB)
A new exemplar low carbon building dedicated to RD&D in sustainable energy technologies, incorporating resources for SME engagement and support.
Food and Biofuel Innovation Centre (FBIC)
Equipment to develop new and efficient ways to turn waste and non-food agricultural products (wood/ straw) into bioethanol, part funded by SAB Miller and ERDF and incorporating demonstration facilities and resources for SME engagement.
The Hounsfield Facility
State of the art PET scanning facility.