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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Opportunity for Montana companies:
The Montana Biofilm Research Consortium


Meetings and Workshops

2016 Biofilm Science and Technology Meetings

July 19–21, 2016
Hilton Garden Inn, Bozeman, Montana
Pre-meeting workshop The Scale of Biofilm Studies: Monday, July 18, 2016
Meeting: Tuesday, July 19–21, 2016
Draft meeting agenda (pdf)
Draft workshop agenda (pdf)
Contact: Paul Sturman



February 9–10, 2016
Marriott Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, Arlington, Virginia
Beneficial Biofilms Workshop: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Anti-biofilm Technologies Meeting: Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Workshop agenda (pdf)
Meeting agenda (pdf)



2015 Biofilm Science and Technology Meetings

July 14–16, 2015
Bozeman, Montana
Pre-meeting workshop
“Biofilm Methods for your Lab”: Monday, July 13
Meeting: Tuesday, July 14–Thursday, July 16
Meeting agenda (pdf)
Workshop agenda (pdf)

February 11, 2015
College Park, Maryland
CBE Anti Biofilm Regulatory Meeting
Meeting agenda (pdf)

View past conference agendas and proceedings