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You know your business. CBE knows biofilms. Together, we can address your biofilm challenges.

Understanding how to control and exploit biofilms provides your company with a competitive edge, and fortunately, the Center for Biofilm Engineering is here to assist. We are the world’s first, largest, and best-known biofilm research center, and we have enabled more than 1,000 Fortune 500 companies and small businesses to successfully address their biofilm concerns and realize opportunities. From product testing to taking a deep dive into your unique biofilm challenges, we’re here to help. Contact Darla Goeres for information on our industrial program.

 

Industry and the CBE have benefited from a strong collaborative relationship that revolves around a dynamic industry membership program. Learn more

CBE's interaction with industry guarantees its work has real-world applications. Learn more

Membership with the CBE offers direct access to emerging advances in biofilm science and technology. Learn more

As a part of the CBE’s Industrial Program, CBE faculty and staff perform projects that assess how a company’s innovative chemistry, coating, or process performs against biofilm. Learn more

The CBE Montana Biofilm Research Consortium facilitates statewide economic development of small biofilm technology related companies in Montana. Learn more

A program for certain medical devices and device-led combination products that provide for more effective treatment or diagnosis of life-threatening or irreversibly debilitating diseases or conditions. Learn more

Biofilms are over 3 billion years old. Biofilm research is 30 years old. It's urgent that we catch up. Learn more

We help industry solve their biofilm challenges. Learn more

CBE is working with leading global biofilm research centers to develop international standardized biofilm test methods.  Learn more

The member website provides access to CBE semi-annual meeting materials, webinars, and marketing materials. Member website

 

CBE on the urgency of biofilms     

 

Biofilm Science & Technology Meetings and Workshops

2024

Montana Biofilm Meeting
July 10-12, 2024 (Wed-Fri)
Hilton Garden Inn in Bozeman, MT

In-person meeting for CBE Industrial Members and invited guests at the Hilton Garden Inn Bozeman and,
a hands-on methods workshop for Industrial Members at CBE labs on Tuesday, July 9.

Registration will open by end of April 2024.

If you are not a member of the CBE and you'd like to receive an evite to register for this meeting, contact Darla Goeres, CBE Coordinator of Industrial Development.

 

Anti-Biofilm Technologies: Pathways to Product Development Meeting
Jan. 31–Feb. 1, 2024
In-person at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Arlington, VA

Meeting agenda

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2023

Montana Biofilm Meeting
July 11–13, 2023
Hilton Garden Inn in Bozeman, MT

In-person meeting for CBE Industrial Members and invited guests at the Hilton Garden Inn Bozeman and,
a hands-on methods workshop for Industrial Members at CBE labs Mon., July 10.

Featuring a full-day session and workshop on Engineered Living Materials on Thursday, July 13.

Meeting agenda

Methods Workshop agenda

 

Anti-Biofilm Technologies: Pathways to Product Development Meeting
February 7–8, 2023
In-person at the Hilton Arlington National Landing, Arlington, VA

Meeting agenda

2022

Montana Biofilm Meeting
July 12–14, 2022
Bozeman, MT

In-person meeting for CBE Industrial Members and invited guests at the Hilton Garden Inn Bozeman and,
Biofilm Basics hands-on workshop for Industrial Members at CBE labs Mon., July 11

Meeting agenda

Anti-Biofilm Technologies: Pathways to Product Development (hybrid) Meeting
February 1–2, 2022
Crystal City Marriott in Arlington, VA

Meeting agenda

2021

Montana Biofilm (virtual) Meeting
July 13–15, 2021

Virtual meeting featuring an open house, panel discussion on the biofilm matrix, and a member strategic planning meeting

Meeting Agenda
Open House Gallery
Open House Program

Pathways to Product Development (virtual) Meeting
February 1–3, 2021

Stats Workshop & Poster Session
Feb. 1
Workshop abstract

Meeting
Feb. 2–3
Agenda

View past meeting agendas and proceedings

 

Contact:
Darla Goeres
Industrial Coordinator
darla_g@montana.edu
(406) 994-2440

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