Developing standards for a global biological resource centre network

Microbial Resource Research Infrastructure (MIRRI) – a Pan-European distributed research infrastructure that provides microorganisms services facilitating access to high quality microorganisms, their derivatives and associated data for research, development and application

European Consortium of Microbial Resources Centres (EMbaRC) (an integrating activity within the EU Seventh Framework Programme Research Infrastructures INFRA-2008-1.1.2.9: Biological Resources Centres (BRCs) for microorganisms) project – http://www.embarc.eu

World Federation for Culture Collections (WFCC) – http://www.wfcc.info

European Culture Collection’s Organisation (ECCO) – http://www.eccosite.org

Biobanking and Biomolecular Resources Research Infrastructure (BBMRI) – http://www.bbmri.eu

Straininfo culture collection catalogue data project: www.straininfo.net

European Phytosanitary Research Coordination; a Phytosanitary ERA-Net (EUPHRESCO) - http://www.eppo.org/News&Events/euphresco.htm