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Biomaterials Research Laboratory: R&D with local companies

Impact: Economic & Commercial Impacts, Health & Welfare Impacts, Environmental Impacts

Description of impact

Using our research expertise, experience and facilities to commercially and scientifically engage with local companies/industries to meet their needs.

Who is affected

Local industries and companies, and their beneficiaries


The Biomaterials Research Laboratory (BRL) offers access to excellent facilities and broad research and development expertise in biomaterials and material characterisation. BRL's modern laboratories host the necessary equipment for a broad range of work, including physico-chemical characterisation of biocompatible products, product testing/troubleshooting, synthetic chemistry and formulation. With a wide range of techniques available and significant expertise in the field of material preparation and characterisation, BRL provides advice and affordable, tailored solutions to complex product-related problems. BRL offers consultancy and bespoke analytical or contract R&D services for the characterisation and development of a wide range of materials. See for more details.

Category of impact

  • Economic & Commercial Impacts
  • Health & Welfare Impacts
  • Environmental Impacts

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