NCIMB supplies microbial cultures, provides analytical services and stores biological material. Our analytical services include: microbial identification, qPCR, whole genome sequencing & bioinformatics, microbial community analysis, ecotoxicity testing, fuel testing, chemical analysis and specialist media supply.
NCIMB manages the National Collection of Industrial, Food and Marine Bacteria - the UK’s biggest repository for reference strains of environmental and industrially useful bacteria, plasmids and bacteriophages.
Patent and Secure Storage
NCIMB is an International Depository Authority for bacteria, yeasts, bacteriophages, plasmids, plant seeds and plant cell tissue cultures. We also provide a range of confidential and secure biological storage services.