The European Centre for Marine Biotechnology (ECMB) is home to:
Aquapharm Biodiscovery Ltd.
Aquapharm Bio-discovery Ltd (founded 2000) is one of the first UK marine biotechnology companies dedicated to the discovery and commercialisation of novel compounds from the marine microbial biosphere, a relatively untapped renewable source of marine bio - diversity.
Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa (CCAP)
CCAP is the longest established of the world's major protistan service culture collections. It holds over 2000 strains of algae and protozoa which are supplied worldwide to industry and the academic community.
GlycoMar is a marine natural products and drug discovery company, set up to exploit the diversity of biological organisms present in the marine environment. The company is the first marine natural products company to specialise in marine invertebrate glycobiology. GlycoMar’s products have applications as research biochemicals, diagnostic biochemicals, and pharmaceuticals.