Biopolis is a revolutionary idea since it has facilitated scientists from different countries and fields of biomedical industry to come together to work, share researches and communicate with each other. Over 2000 researchers, technicians and scientists are working together here.
The organization offers world-class research facilities. Researchers have benefited largely from the resources offered by the Biopolis Shared Facilities (BSF). Under the BSF projects, services like glassware washing and media preparation are offered that have allowed scientists to optimize their research time.
The current services offered by BSF are as follows:
- Confocal Microscopy
- DNA Sequencing
- Flow Cytometry
- High Content Screening
- Mass Spectrometry
- Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
- X-ray Crystallography
The media preparation center produces in-house media for widely used tissue culture and bacterial culture.
Biopolis: The newest tourist attraction of Singapore
Apart from being a world-class facility for research, Biopolis is also a popular tourist destination of Singapore. The research center has the following to entertain visitors:
- Food court
- Fast food center
- Children’s corner
There is also an auditorium that can accommodate 480 people. Moreover, there are four lecture theaters with a sitting capacity of 250 each and 13 meeting halls located within its boundaries.