Biosecurity and Biocontainment International Consultants Pty Ltd (Bio2ic) was registered under the Corporations Act 2001 in Victoria, Australia on 9 May 2003 (ACN 104 679 441; ABN 29 104 679 441).
Bio2ic consults on issues relating to biosecurity, biosafety and biocontainment to various clients, both within Australia and internationally. Our principal clients are government organisations, laboratory design and construction companies, research facilities, biological manufacturing facilities and universities.
Working with engineers and architects, we ensure successful planning, construction and commissioning of PC2 (BSL-2), PC3 (BSL-3) and PC4 (BSL-4) facilities, including laboratories and animal facilities. Bio2ic maintains a strong network of experts in the fields of architecture, engineering, biocontainment and mechanical engineering, risk assessment and workshop facilitation to ensure we can access any necessary expertise.
Bio2ic have provided advice regarding the registration, auditing and capabilities of microbiological laboratories in different geographical areas, and advised on the future needs.
We also deliver specialized training courses for laboratory workers, managers, architects and engineers.
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Our consultants have years of practical experience working in high containment microbiological facilities, in both Pirbright, UK and AAHL, Australia. This experience, coupled with post graduate qualifications, makes our expertise unique - we provide advice that complies with legislation to ensure a 'real life' solution for all our clients.
We have a strong network with experts in the fields of architecture, engineering, biocontainment and mechanical engineering, risk assessment and workshop facilitation to ensure we can access any expertise necessary for various projects.
Dr Antony Della-Porta, Managing Director
BSc(Hons), PhD, FASM, GAICD
Neil Walls, Biocontainment & Engineering Consultant
BMechE, DipEd, GradDipHu, MAALAS, MAIRAH, MANZSLAS, MIE(Aust)