About FAAB

Facilitated Advancement of Australia's Bioactives

Underpinned by state-of-the-art biomolecular analytical technologies and strong expertise in genomics, proteomics, glycomics, biomedical and bioengineering techniques, advanced formulations science and nanotechnology, we are training the next generation of world leading biotechnology research scientists to serve Australia's advanced future industries.

The Australian Research Council Training Centre for Facilitated Advancement of Australia's Bioactives (FAAB) is an academia-industry consortium of leading researchers in bioactive identification, characterisation, manufacturing, and commercial development. We are committed to establishing analytical validation principles and guidelines for the implementation of Bioactives derived from natural sources, food, food-waste, or cell-based biotechnology.

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Identifying Functional Bioactives

FAAB delivers the advanced chemical and biological analysis and expertise required to discover, isolate, identify, and structurally characterise diverse bioactive compounds, in pace with expectations of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors.

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Enhancing
Bioactives

FAAB increases understanding of bioactives in their complex product matrix, at a molecular and microbiome level, to enhance potential therapeutic effectiveness, and together with commercial partners, derive new potential from food waste streams and controlled processing.

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Delivering
Bioactives

FAAB directs our specialised analytical and experimental frameworks towards effective delivery of bioactives, combatting poor solubility, enhancing bioavailability, and investigating diverse matrices, formulation and administration routes.

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