NCIMB is an Aberdeen-based contract research organisation (CRO) providing microbiology, analytical and biological storage services to a global client base across multiple markets. NCIMB has a wealth of experience supporting clients who are developing new or improved microbial products as well those customers with a need to monitor, detect and quantify microbial contamination across various environments.

NCIMB services support customers with R&D activities, QC procedures, IP protection and regulatory compliance and our services include GMP-compliant microbial identification of bacterial and fungal isolates, next-generation sequencing, microbial characterisation testing, patent deposit and secure storage (to cGMP), preparation of master/working cell banks, analytical testing and molecular characterisation (qPCR & dPCR). NCIMB curates the UK’s largest collection of industrial, food and marine bacteria, suppling reference and QC strains to customers across the globe.