What is a Technology Platform
A ‘Technology Platform' is defined as: a core facility or capability providing high quality specialist services to the research community, government and to industry. Such facilities might include genomics (i.e. DNA sequencing and synthesis), imaging, antibody production, proteomics and animal provision. Platforms often evolve from local or shared infrastructure to develop into a strong, consolidated, well managed technology capability, delivering high quality service in a timely fashion. Core facilities operating at the level of a ‘true' Platform are characterised by:
Monash currently has nine recognised Technology BioPlatforms, almost all of which reside within the School of Biomedical Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.