Auckland Bioengineering Institute

Collaborations and associations

The Auckland Bioengineering Institute has close links with clinicians from the School of Medical and Health Sciences and the Auckland Hospital, and also with companies that market products and technologies for the health sector.

Research collaborations

Of particular importance are the strong research collaborations that we enjoy with international universities and research institutes. These include: Oxford University and Leeds University in the United Kingdom; the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), the University of Washington, Seattle, Vanderbilt University, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the United States; and the National University of Singapore (NUS).


The Institute is associated with the Maurice Wilkins Centre for Molecular Biodiscovery, a Centre for Research Excellence. We are collaborating with the Bioinformatics Institute, NZ BioMirror, the UK eScience project on integrative biology and the Wellcome Trust Heart Physiome Project. We are a member of NZBIO and a participant in the KAREN network.

Related faculties and departments

The Auckland Bioengineering Institute enjoys close ties with the following University of Auckland faculties and departments: