NIBEC is a multi-disciplinary research centre which combines skills in engineering, science, informatics and medicine in order to enhance the development of devices and systems which have applications in health care.
The Internationally leading research, which is both applied and fundamental, is conducted in a purpose-built facility which supports an impressive array of sophisticated modern equipment, making it one of the premier nanotechnology and bioengineering facilities in Europe.
Staff have pioneered advances in medical instrumentation, medical sensors, diagnostic systems, biomaterials, coating technologies and other areas of healthcare and related technology. These advances have already had a large impact on society via technology transfer, consultancies and the setting-up of a range of spin-out companies.
NIBEC offers leading edge research and development facilities to enhance the potential for growth in a range of expanding markets, including healthcare, electronics and clean technology.
The NIBEC facilities comprise of over 2000 sq. meters of research facilities. These include a microfabrication cleanroom; nanoparticles laboratory; microbiology laboratory; cell biology laboratory; nanofabriaction & characterisation laboratories, high resolution microscopy. The centre has also developed a strong capability in the following areas:
- Plasma Technology
- Surface Analysis
- High Reolution Microscopy (HRTEM)
- Electronics Capability
- Embedded Systems
- Pattern Recognition
- Electrode Fabrication and Characterisation
- Carbon Nanotube & Graphene Growth
- Biological Cell Growth and Analysis
- Microbiological Analysis
- Chemical Analysis
Ulster Business Festival: Connected Health 8th of May 2013
Dr Pilar Fernandez Guest Lecture
Dr Pilar Fernandez Guest Lecture: Solar Water Treatment Technologies At NIBEC, University of Ulster 4 pm on Wednesday 20 February 2013