Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentàries, IRTA, Generalitat de Catalunya
The IRTA center, located at Sant Carles de la Ràpita, has a privileged location near seafood fishing areas. IRTA AMIC Programme is responsible for carrying out the «Monitoring Water quality program in the seafood fishing areas of Catalonia «since 1999 and, consequently, is in close contact with the production and administration sector. The programme has long experience with microalgae including those harmful species producing toxins. It is fully equipped for microalgae isolation and culture, molecular and morphological identifications, and toxin analysis. IRTA also has aquaculture research facilities, both inside and outside.
IRTA has also begun to carry out marine phytoplankton analyzes of the Valencian Coast.
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), Banco Español de Algas (BEA)
This is the public and official collection of Spanish microalgae and cyanobacteria and is accredited as an International Authority for the Deposit of Microorganisms by the World Organization of Industrial Property (WIPO).
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), Instituto Universitario en Sanidad Animal y Seguridad Alimentaria (IUSA)
Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (IDAEA-CSIC)
The main research interest of Mass Spectrometry Laboratory-Organic Pollutants of IDAEA-CSIC focuses on the study of organic pollutants in trace concentrations in the matrices belonging to the different environmental compartments. The laboratory has experience in toxin analysis (microcystins, toxins, STXs, CTXs, TTXs, among others) through different methodologies based on LC-MS, LC-MS/MS, LC-HRMS mass spectrometry; MALDI-TOF/TOF.
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), Observatorio Canario de Algas Nocivas (OCHABS)
CSIC-IMEDEA involved in microalgae sampling in the Balearic Islands and sharing his facilities at CSIC-IMEDEA