Browse our collection of 1773 algae strains

The Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) offers access to its culture collection of algae. You can order strains and growth media directly on this site - we ship globally to educators, researchers and businesses.

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Over a span of 50 years, NIVA has built up a significant collection of algae cultures.

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NIVA successfully established the merged culture collection of algae that comprises highly diverse strains from NIVA-CCA, SCCAP and the University of Oslo. All strains, which are available for sale, were added to the web shop, so feel free to browse it. Our new website is coming soon.