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.

Culture Collection

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.

About the Culture Collection
Culture Collection

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.

About Patent and Secure Storage
Patent and Secure Storage