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European Marine Biological Resource Centre, preparatory phase

Reference no: FP7- CAPACITIES -INFRA
Acronym: ppEMBRC
Period: 2010 till January 2013
Status: Completed

Institutes (20)  Top 
  • University of Gothenburg; Sven Lovén Centre for Marine Sciences, partner
    • Hjelm, Ulrika, co-ordinator
  • Sorbonne Université; Sorbonne Université/CNRS, Station Biologique de Roscoff (SBR), partner
  • Marine Biological Association of the UK (MBA), partner
  • Hellenic Centre for Marine Research; Institute of Marine Biology and Genetics (IMBG), partner
  • Scottish Marine Institute; Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS), partner
  • Pierre & Marie Curie University (UPMC), partner
  • European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), partner
  • University of Algarve; Faculty of Marine and Environmental Sciences; Centre of Marine Sciences (CCMAR), more, partner
  • University of St Andrews (USTAN), partner
  • Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar- and Marine Research (AWI), partner
  • International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology (SARS), more, co-ordinator
  • University of St Andrews; Scottish Oceans Institute (SOI), more
  • Observatoire Océanologique de Banyuls-Sur-Mer (OOB), more
  • University of Helsinki; Tvärminne Zoological Station (TZS)
  • Klaipeda University; Marine Science and Technology Centre (MARSTEC), more
  • Koninklijk Nederlands Instituut voor Onderzoek der Zee (NIOZ)
  • Universiteit Gent (UGent), more
  • Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), more
  • University of Vigo; Departamento de Ecología y Biología Animal; Station of marine Science of Toralla (ECIMAT)
  • University of the Basque country; Plentzia Marine Station (PiE-UPV/EHU)

EMBRC stands for the European Marine Biological Resource Centre. It brings 12 leading marine stations and EMBL together. These institutes study marine organisms (microbes, plants, animals) with the latest technologies to study our seas. EMBRC wishes to give access to these organisms and techniques to the scientific community at large, including universities and industry. Medicines (anti-cancer), blue energies (fuel made from algae) and many other end-products will be produced from the sea in the future, and EMBRC wishes to facilitate these discoveries.

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