Guide to the Deposit of Microorganisms under the Budapest Treaty

Section D: Requirements of International Depositary Authorities (IDAs)

(c) Detailed Requirements and Practices of IDAs

This subsection describes in detail the requirements and practices of each IDA as they relate to the deposit of microorganisms and the furnishing of samples under the Budapest Treaty.



Country International Depositary Authorities (IDAs)
Australia (AU) Lady Mary Fairfax CellBank Australia (CBA) PDF, CBA

National Measurement Institute (NMI) PDF, NMI
Belgium (BE) Belgian Coordinated Collections of Microorganisms (BCCMTM) PDF, BCCM
Bulgaria (BG) National Bank for Industrial Microorganisms and Cell Cultures (NBIMCC) PDF, NBIMCC
Canada (CA) International Depositary Authority of Canada (IDAC) PDF, IDAC
Chile (CL) Colección Chilena de Recursos Genéticos Microbianos (CChRGM) PDF, CChRGM
China (CN) China Center for Type Culture Collection (CCTCC) PDF, CCTCC

China General Microbiological Culture Collection Center (CGMCC) PDF, CGMCC

Guangdong Microbial Culture Collection Center (GDMCC) PDF, GDMCC
Czech Republic (CZ) Czech Collection of Microorganisms (CCM) PDF, CCM
Finland (FI) VTT Culture Collection (VTTCC) PDF, VTTCC
France (FR) Collection nationale de cultures de micro-organismes (CNCM) PDF, CNCM
Germany (DE) Leibniz-Institut DSMZ – Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH (DSMZ) PDF, DSMZ
Hungary (HU) National Collection of Agricultural and Industrial Microorganisms (NCAIM) PDF, NCAIM
India (IN) Microbial Culture Collection (MCC) PDF, MCC

Microbial Type Culture Collection and Gene Bank (MTCC) PDF, MTCC

National Agriculturally Important Microbial Culture Collection (NAIMCC) PDF, NAIMCC
Italy (IT) Collection of Industrial Yeasts DBVPG PDF, DBVPG

Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Lombardia e dell’Emilia Romagna “Bruno Ubertini” (IZSLER) PDF, IZSLER

Ospedale Policlinico San Martino IRCCS PDF, IRCCS
Japan (JP) International Patent Organism Depositary (IPOD), National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE) PDF, IPOD

National Institute of Technology and Evaluation, Patent Microorganisms Depositary (NPMD) PDF, NPMD
Latvia (LV) Microbial Strain Collection of Latvia (MSCL) PDF, MSCL
Morocco (MA) Moroccan Coordinated Collections of Microorganisms (CCMM) PDF, CCMM
Mexico (MX) Colección de Microorganismos del Centro Nacional de Recursos Genéticos (CM-CNRG) PDF, CM-CNRG
Netherlands (NL) Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute (CBS) PDF, CBS
Poland (PL) IAFB Collection of Industrial Microorganisms PDF, IAFB

Polish Collection of Microorganisms (PCM) PDF, PCM
Republic of Korea (KR) Korean Agricultural Culture Collection (KACC) PDF, KACC

Korean Cell Line Research Foundation (KCLRF) PDF, KCLRF

Korean Collection for Type Cultures (KCTC) PDF, KCTC

Korean Culture Center of Microorganisms (KCCM) PDF, KCCM
Russian Federation (RU) All-Russian Collection of Industrial Microorganisms (VKPM) PDF, VKPM

Russian Collection of Microorganisms (VKM) PDF, VKM
Slovakia (SK) Culture Collection of Yeasts (CCY) PDF, CCY
Spain (ES) Banco Español de Algas (BEA) PDF, BEA

Colección Española de Cultivos Tipo (CECT) PDF, CECT
Switzerland (CH) Culture Collection of Switzerland AG (CCOS) PDF, CCOS
United Kingdom (GB) CABI Bioscience, UK Centre (IMI) PDF, IMI

Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa (CCAP) PDF, CCAP

European Collection of Cell Cultures (ECACC) PDF, ECACC

National Collection of Type Cultures (NCTC) PDF, NCTC

National Collection of Yeast Cultures (NCYC) PDF, NCYC

National Collections of Industrial, Food and Marine Bacteria (NCIMB) PDF, NCIMB

National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC) PDF, NIBSC
United States of America (US) Agricultural Research Service Culture Collection (NRRL) PDF, NRRL

American Type Culture Collection (ATCC) PDF, ATCC

Provasoli-Guillard National Center for Marine Algae and Microbiota (NCMA) PDF, NCMA