Montana State University
CBE Industry Program

Industrial partnerships help to keep the ultimate focus of CBE research on real-world applications. Technology transfer at the CBE involves not only information, but methods and technology development. The CBE has a Standardized Biofilm Methods (SBM) laboratory specifically designated to develop these methods. For more information, contact Paul Sturman, CBE Industrial Coordinator, at or (406) 994-2102.

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Interested in becoming an industrial member?

Opportunity for Montana companies:
The Montana Biofilm Research Consortium


Upcoming Meetings and Workshops

2014 Biofilm Science and Technology Meetings

July 15–17, 2014
Bozeman, Montana
Workshop: Monday, July 14
Meeting: Tuesday, July 15–Thursday, July 18
Agenda will be posted May 2014


February 20, 2014
Silver Spring, Maryland
CBE and FDA Co-sponsorship: Biofilms, Medical Devices, and Anti-biofilm Technology: Challenges and Opportunities

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2013 Biofilm Science and Technology Meetings
Bozeman, Montana

July 16–18, 2013
Workshops, Monday, July 15: Epifluorescence microscopy, Yellowstone National Park day trip
Meeting: July 16–18
Agenda available May 1, 2013

February 5–6, 2013
Workshop: Monday, February 4
Meeting: February 5–6
Meeting agenda (pdf)
Workshop agenda (pdf)

View past conference agendas and proceedings