Christmas and new year opening hours

As the year draws to a close, we are looking forward to a winter break! It has been a busy 12 months for everyone at NCIMB, and its hard to believe it is already a year since we moved in to our new purpose-built facility. We would like to thank all our customers for working with us in 2023 and wish you a happy and healthy year ahead. We will close for the festive season on Friday 22 December 2023 and re-open on 3 January 2024. If you have any …

NCIMB attending Vitafoods Europe Conference online

Let’s meet online at Vitafoods Europe! Our business development manager Dr Jude Huggan is attending the event online and looking forward to chatting with other delegates to discuss how NCIMB can support companies in the nutraceuticals sector. Get in touch at if you would like to arrange an online meeting to discuss: We can also undertake projects to develop customised assays for organisms or functional genes of interest.

We have moved!

NCIMB has moved! The big move-in day was just before Christmas, so we returned to our new facility in January. We’ve had a hectic start to the year settling in – unpacking, organising and, of course, analysing samples in our lovely new labs! Our new address is NCIMB ltd, Wellheads Place, Dyce, Aberdeen AB21 9YA.

NCIMB sponsors the Reservoir Microbiology Forum

NCIMB is delighted to sponsor this year’s Energy Institute Reservoir Microbiology Forum, held on 16 – 17 November as a hybrid event. The RMF is an excellent, multi-disciplinary platform that brings together oil producers, scientists, technologists, engineers, academics and researchers from around the world to present, share and discuss the widespread impact and potential applications of microbes in oilfields. This year, the respected forum provides a highly technical programme featuring sessions on Microbial and Chemical Monitoring, Microbiological aspects of Hydrogen and Carbon Dioxide Transport and Storage, Microbially Influenced Corrosion, Reservoir …

NCIMB appoints Dr Edward Green as CEO

Dr Edward Green has joined NCIMB as Chief Executive Officer. He takes over from Dr Carol Phillips who is retiring after 12 years in the post. Based in Aberdeen, NCIMB Ltd is a well-established provider of analytical services, microbial cultures, and biological material storage, to a growing global client base across multiple sectors including life sciences. The company provides essential underpinning services, such as microbial identification and monitoring, to companies, including many household names, from the food, drink, supplements, energy and pharmaceutical sectors. Dr Green joins NCIMB from CHAIN Biotechnology, …

NCIMB joins the UK BioIndustry Association

NCIMB is now a member of the UK BioIndustry Association, and we will be exhibiting at the 19th Annual bioProcessUK conference, which will be held in Edinburgh in November. We’re looking forward to meeting other members and getting more involved with BIA throughout the year!