Banco Español de Algas (BEA)

The Spanish Algae Bank (BEA) of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC) is a national R&D and innovation service managed by the Canary Islands Science and Technology Park Foundation of the ULPGC. The BEA has as its basic objectives the isolation, identification, characterization, conservation and supply of microalgae and cyanobacteria.

In addition to these classic functions of all microorganisms, the Spanish Algae Bank is a service that facilitates the development of a new bioindustrial sector based on the cultivation and applications of microalgae and cyanobacteria.