HR Excellence in Science
Date: 28.06.2024

Growth Facility

The Growth Facility (GF) is an open IPMB BC service unit providing its user with provides with a wide scale of state-of-the-art devices and infrastructure for the cultivation of plants, algae and mosses; and environmental simulation for conducting experiments with predefined temperature or light conditions.

Services for internal users are currently fully funded by Institutional budget. As for external users, the use is based on a contract with a defined pricing list, which both sides agreed upon.



List of provided services:
• cultivation conditions setting
• Cleaning and maintenance of facility
• Waste management
• Pest control and treatment
• Emergency attendance
• Technical maintenance
• Operation training of users
• General user support

• Growth Facility isn’t currently responsible for soil preparation and samples handling
• Other services are negotiable



The Growth Facility operates several types of devices with various level of control, settings, and technical possibilities, considering temperature, humidity, illumination. Instrumental composition consists of 2 walk-in growth chambers with separate units, 7 growth cabinets, 6 cultivation rooms, 4 greenhouses.


A major update with information on the specific growth units and available conditions will be available soon.

For more information about the equipment please visit:



Name Surname: Jan Kadlec
Phone: +420 387 775 131

Biology Centre CAS, v.v.i. 
Institute of Plant Molecular Biology
Branišovská 1160/31 
370 05 České Budějovice 
Czech Republic
Map: 48.9772467N, 14.4466419E



Biology Centre CAS
Branišovská 1160/31
370 05 České Budějovice
Data box: r84nds8


+420 387 775 111 (switchboard)
+420 387 775 051 (secretariat)
+420 778 468 552 (for media)

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