• Preservation and provision of microorganisms for scientific, industrial, agricultural, environmental and medical research and other area of biotechnology and applied microbiology.
  • Providing information about the microbial strains which are maintained in the collection by the means of databases and website.
  • Supply scientist and researchers with PTCC strains on demand.
  • Repositories of biological reference strains (e.g. type strains, test strains, strains with special properties such as production of enzymes, bioactive compounds, …)
  • Help to conserve microbial biodiversity.
  • Offer advice to industrial and scientific centers on microbiological experiments.