Research Facilities and Services

Research Facilities
Our facilities include:

Aerial Drones for Remote Sensing
Incorporating multispectral, infra-red, thermal and vegetation stress cameras.

Analytical Chemistry Suite
Platforms include: AA, ICP, HPLC, GC, GC-MS, LC-MS, FTIR and NMR.

AUT Roche Diagnostics Laboratory
Biochemistry, haemotology and immunology analysers, real-time PCR, high-throughput sequencing platform.

Food Sensory Testing Suite
Tasting booths for descriptive sensory analysis, projective mapping and consumer testing.

Marine Research Vessels and SCUBA
10.7m and 4.7m, range of aquatic and benthic sampling devices, SCUBA support.

Microbiology Suite
Isolation and culture facilities, PC1 and PC2 biocontainment laboratories, batch and continuous bioreactors, biofilm bioreactors, microcosms, rapid enumeration tools.

Microscopy Suite
Atomic-force, laser-confocal, Raman, SEM and TEM.

Recirculating Aquaculture System and Marine Aquaria
10,000 litre capacity, freshwater and marine aquaria.