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The new EC Guidance documents for the EU ABS Regulation

The long-awaited update of the first guidance document of 2016 was adopted and released by the European Commission on 14 December 2020. The new Guidance document C(2020)8759 (with Annexes I and II) incorporates and complements the previous document, and was again developed in consultation with stakeholders from all important sectors, […]

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International Microorganism Day

17 September is International Microorganism Day, an opportunity to promote the diversity and variety of microorganisms and a way to encourage everyone to recognize and celebrate the many ways microscopic organisms are important in human health, culture and, throughout our daily lives.

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ECCO XXXVIII. Torino, Italy

Venue & Date Programs Presentations Social Poster . . Presentation Dear Colleagues, The University of Turin together with the Mycotheca Universitatis, Taurinensis (MUT) and the Turin University Culture Collections (TUCC) are delighted to invite you to the 38th Annual Meeting of the European Culture Collections’ Organisation (ECCO) which will be […]

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ECCO XXXVII. Moscow, Russia

Venue & Date Programs Presentations Social Poster . . Presentation Dear Colleagues, The European Culture Collections’ Organisation (ECCO) and the consortium of Russian collections of microorganisms invite you to the XXXVII ECCO meeting to be held in Moscow 13-15 September, 2018. The success of previous ECCO meetings demonstrates that personal […]

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ECCO XXXVI. Brno, Czech Republic

Venue & Date Programs Presentations Social Poster . . Presentation The European Culture Collections’ Organisation (ECCO) and the Czech Collection of Microorganisms (CCM) invite you to the XXXVI ECCO meeting held at the Masaryk University Campus in Brno from September 13 to September 15, 2017. The aim of the ECCO 2017 meeting is to […]

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Nagoya protocol

Culture collections and Access and Benefit Sharing (Nagoya Protocol) . The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) entered into force on 29 December 1993. Its aims are to conserve biological diversity, foster its sustainable use, and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from the utilization of ‘genetic resources’ and/or […]

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ECCO XXXIV. Paris, France

Venue & Date Programs Presentations Social Poster . . Presentation The Biological Resource Centre of Institut Pasteur (CRBIP) organizes the ECCO meeting 2015 which will be held at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, France from May 27th to 29th. The meeting brings together the European community of professionals on Microbial Culture Collections, and […]

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