Depositary of the Institute is unique in Ukraine and carries out the storage of innovative nonpathogenic microorganisms in accordance with the state resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine "About the State system for the deposition of strains of microorganisms" ( № 705 from 12.10.94).
Work of the Depositary is regulated by "Instruction on the procedure for the deposition of strains of microorganisms for the purpose of patent procedure (1995) and "Regulations on the Depositary." The procedure involves the transfer of the strain to the depositary. Depositary registers and verifies strain viability, microbiological purity, guarantees long-term storage of the strain, the issuance of the deposit certificate and its viability during storage, issuing its samples to interested parties in accordance with their requests etc.
Today in the Depository Institute possesses more than 600 strains of different taxonomic groups.
The procedure for depositing
Depositing of Microorganisms takes place in the following cases: the strain or method of its use is applied for patenting in Ukraine, the strain will be used in the industry and for its implementation is necessary the registration of strain or poroduct (approval of technical specifications, hygienic regulation of hazardous factors, etc.) . Depositing can be carried out both physical and legal persons. Deposits take place on a contractual basis.