BioInnovation Centre

The BioInnovation Centre (BIC) is an incubation centre for the biomedical sciences industry. The Centre offers start-ups and budding entrepreneurs a conducive environment to engage in R&D and product development in industry-standard facilities.

Located at the School of Chemical & Life Sciences in Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP), the BIC provides support to its partners through collaborative projects and sharing of expertise in product development.

The BIC is an extension of NYP's unique teaching and learning approach which engages the industry in the training of its students. BIC partners will have the support of staff and students in their project developments, through industrial attachment programmes.

Comprehensive Support

BIC partners can tap on the wide range of staff capabilities that the School of Chemical & Life Sciences offers for project collaborations. These include capabilities in:

  • Animal Models
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Bioprocess Technology
  • Clinical Trials
  • Computational Biology
  • Diagnostics
  • Drug Development
  • Genomics
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Molecular Microbiology
  • Pharmacy
  • Proteomics
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Management of Intellectual Property
  • Business & Marketing

One-Stop Access to Multi-Disciplinary Capabilites

BIC's collaborative environment provides its partners with one-stop access to the multi-disciplinary capabilities residing in the various Schools of NYP. These include capabilities as diverse as:

  • BioAutomation
  • BioElectronics
  • BioEngineering
  • BioInformatics
  • Product Design
  • Robotics

Facilities and Networks

At the BIC, partners can access state-of-the-art facilities such as fully-furnished laboratories with attached offices, chemical fume hoods, chemical safety features and reverse osmosis water set-up.

In addition, a wide range of services including small animal care, fermenteres/bioreactors, automated DNA sequencing, DNA microarray, proteomics, confocal microscopy, real-time thermocyclers, HPLC and GC-MS are provided.

BIC partners can benefit from the strong industry network that the School of Chemical & Life Sciences has built across the biomedical sectors: biotechnology, healthcare, medical technology and pharmaceuticals.