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Consultancy and Contract R&D


The NCYC conducts ISO 9001-accredited yeast research on a strictly confidential contract basis with companies and other organisations. A range of post-genomic techniques are employed including microarray technology, mass spectroscopy, DNA fingerprinting, advanced microscopy and advanced molecular and biochemical analysis. Contracts may be for either a defined piece of short term work or for longer term research collaboration.

Previous contract successes include:
  • Metabolic screening for traits of commercial interest
  • Development of novel screening assays
  • Molecular typing for traits of commercial interest
  • Precision strain tracking for quality control
  • Commercial strain analysis and comparison
  • Product testing for yeast spoilage agents
The NCYC delivers:
  • Confidentiality at all times
  • A free consultation to assimilate your needs
  • A fully-costed project proposal with agreed timescale
  • High quality and cost effective consultancy or research
  • ISO 9001 accredited research
  • Project management
  • Detailed project reports
  • Clear outcomes and advice
NCYC staff work tirelessly to ensure the success of your project by bringing it in on-time, on-budget and to the highest scientific standards.