Biologics Innovation Facility (BIF)

Sydney, Australia

Biologics Innovation Facility (BIF) Sydney, Australia

An alliance agreement between University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and NIBRT to deliver selected NIBRT courses utilising the purpose built $11.5m UTS Biologics Innovation Facility (BIF) launched in July 2019.

The UTS Biologics operation, designed for practical vocational and professional training, is a strategic investment between UTS and the NSW Government aimed at building a future workforce with high quality transferable STEM skills for the biopharma industry.

Key stakeholders include the federal Government through the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy and global biopharma company Cytiva.

BIF replicates the NIBRT’s Irish facility including separate teaching and process spaces and a full range of single-use upstream and downstream equipment, giving operators and technicians training opportunities ranging from fundamental sterile production techniques to complex biomanufacturing processes in a GMP environment.



NIBRT courses available at BIF

  • Introduction to Single Use Technologies
  • Bioprocessing for Engineers
  • Introduction to Upstream
  • Processing Operations 
  • Introduction to Downstream 
  • Processing Operations 
  • Introduction to Fill Finish Operations

If you’d like to discuss any aspect of the Global Partners Programme with BIF please contact the team below.