BCCM - Belgian Coordinated Collections of Microorganisms

WTC III, Simon Bolivarlaan 30 - box 7

1000 Brussel


BCCM - Belgian Coordinated Collections of Microorganisms

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#Biotechnology / R&D Services


BCCM, your solution partner for providing services of quality in microbial and genetic resources for academia and industry.

The BCCM consortium aims to

  • acquire, preserve and distribute fungi, yeasts, diatoms, plasmids, DNA libraries & bacteria in its public collections,

  • identify and characterize these biological materials,

  • offer customer-oriented services, including preservation of cell lines, hybridomas, viruses, phages, microorganisms and plasmids in its confidential collections

  • increase the understanding of microorganisms and their function in ecosystems,

  • foster the application of biological resources.

The BCCM consortium unites 7 decentralised biological resource centres with complementary expertise:

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