Staff and students from UNSW and affiliated institutes can become registered users of the RPF and are charged discounted rates to use equipment at the RPF. Please see the fees for Registered RPF Users below.
Researchers from industry and non-UNSW affiliated institutes, may contact RPF team to access our facility.
Fees for UNSW Registered RPF Users
Since January 2022, the Recombinant Products Facility is now part of MWAC. A summary of the fee schedule and available instrumentation for UNSW RPF users can be seen below:
|AKTA start||$60 / day|
|AKTAs (except AKTA start)||$60 / day|
|AKTA discount Over 20 times / year||$30 / day|
|HPLC*||$70 / day|
|HPLC* discount over 20 times / year||$35 / day|
|ferment 5 L||$60 / day|
|ferment 10 L||$80 / day|
|ferment 15 L||$120 / day|
*an additional injection fee of 0.5 AUD / injection occurs
Please note that if RPF columns or RPF consumables are used, an additional charge will be levied.
Fermentation cost assumes that media and inocula is prepared by the user. The user is assumed to be trained and will be involved in set-up, monitoring/running (RPF can help with this) and sterilisation as well as post-fermentation clean-up. Additional charges may be levied to meet these costs if the user prefers to delegate some of the preparation/cleaning steps (charged at an hourly casual rate Level 4, Step 1).
Become a Registered UNSW RPF User
To request an initial meeting with our RPF team, please fell free to contact us .