research programs

Program 1

Sustainable marine resources

Ensuring a consistent, sustainable and high quality supply of marine biomass is essential to a high value and competitive Australian marine bioproducts industry.
Research areas of focus:

Program 1 leader

Dr Pia Winberg

Venus Shell Systems Pty Ltd

Program 2

Innovative Bioprocessing Technologies

Innovative Bioprocessing Technologies designed specifically for the Australian marine bioproducts industry critical for its growth.
Research areas of focus:

Program 2 Leader

Professor Colin Barrow

Deakin University

Program 3

Australian Marine Bioproducts

Exploiting the potential pipeline of high value marine bioproducts from Australia's unique marine biota will open up opportunities in the global marketplace.
Research areas of focus:
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Program 3 leader

Professor Rob Capon

University of Queensland

CET Leader

Professor Kirsten Heimann

Flinders University

Connect, Educate & train (CET)

Intellectual Property and Commercialisation

The MB-CRC’s prime objective is to provide a cooperative platform to accelerate the translation of marine bioproduct discoveries and create an energetic and expansive bio-economy industry in Australia, through adoption of the MB-CRC’s IP, processes and candidate products.