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BCCM/DCG charges and fees for cultures and services

Last updated on 21/12/2018

 

 

Price list (applicable from 1st of January 2019)

BCCM/DCG

Prices (EUR)
excl. VAT
Non-Profit Profit
     
Supply Diatom strains    
Microalgae strain 62,00 93,00
     
Public deposit    
Deposit of strain in the public collection no charges no charges
     
Safe deposit    
Diatoms*    

Viability, authenticity and purity check, preservation and the first year of safe-keeping

480,00

480,00

Annual maintenance fee, including a yearly viability report and supply of a subculture

96,00 96,00

Supply of a subculture

75,00 75,00

Preparation of a new batch of samples for long-term storage

180,00

180,00

     
Isolation    
Creation of clonal microalgae strain starting from one single cell 80,00 120,00
     
Identification    
Identification of living (non-axenic) monoclonal algae cultures based on morphology and DNA (includes: LSU, ITS, RBCL, SSU) 200,00 250,00
Scanning electron Microscopy (price per hour) 80,00 100,00
     
Specialized imaging equipment    
Imaging Flow Cytometer ImageStream®X Mark II. Key features: 6 images per cell; throughput of 2000 cells/sec; magnification: 20x, 40x, 60x; and lasers: 405nm, 488nm, 642nm, 785nm  (price per hour) 100,00 125,00
BioTek™ Cytation™ 3 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader. Key features: automated digital ( inverted fluorescence and brightfield) microscopy (10x, 40x) and multi-mode microplate detection  (price per hour) 80,00 100,00
     
Medium    

WC medium: 7x50ml filter sterilized stock solutions at 1000x concentration

(also available in larger volumes at reduced prices)

62,00

78,00
     
Education    

Teaching set 'start to grow' (incl. 2 strains, 1L medium and plasticware to start)

( for schools and universities in Belgium only)

31,00 NA

Teaching set 'morphology' (incl. 8 strains and 1L medium)

(for schools and universities in Belgium only)

114,00 NA
     
Training, lectures, consultancy on request on request

* Given are the safe depot prices following the standard procedures (cryopreservation, 9 cryovials, yearly viability check and subculture sending, no morphological or molecular characterization), please note that modifications of the procedure are available on request.

 

Additional charges

  • VAT (21%) will be charged, if applicable

Each order of biological material is subject to a handling, packaging, shipping and bank fee of:

  • 15,00 EUR for orders within Belgium
  • 30,00 EUR for orders within the EU and Zwitserland
  • 45,00 EUR for orders within the rest of the world 
     

Ordering information and material transfer agreement

How to submit an order

Orders should be written, preferably by e-mail using your company's or institute's e-mail account. Please mention a purchase order number in your e-mail (or attach your purchase order) if required by your Financial Department. Biological materials will not be shipped to private addresses.

* The BCCM/DCG customer number is mentioned on the delivery note following the first order.

Specifications to be mentioned in the order form/letter for sample supply

For strains from the public collection, please specify:

  • the exact identification of the requested materials (species name and DCG accession number);
  • the invoice address if different from the shipping address;
  • in case of payement by credit card: name of credit card holder, credit card number, expiry date 
  • your international courier account number (DHL, FedEx,...) if you want to use your own courier in which the transport costs will be charged directly to your account
  • VAT number (Value Added Tax), if existing

For strains from the safe deposit collection, please contact BCCM/DCG

The release and the use of biological material from the public BCCM/DCG collection are subject to the terms of the  BCCM Material Transfer Agreement.