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Coordination Sorbonne Université, Paris, France
Funding H2020
Total budget €9 041 611
Start/end 01 June 2015 - 31 May 2019


The European Marine Biological Research Infrastructure Cluster (EMBRIC) is designed to accelerate the pace of scientific discovery and innovation from marine Bio-Resources. EMBRIC aims to promote new applications derived from marine organisms in fields such as drug discovery, novel foods and food ingredients, aquaculture selective breeding, bioremediation, cosmetics and bioenergy.

  • By conducting a comprehensive survey of available resources and techniques, EMBRIC will develop new pipelines and new industry standards.
  • By interconnecting science, industry and policy, EMBRIC will defragment regional research, development and innovation policies.
  • By implementing joint academia-industry development activities, EMBRIC will allow industry to directly integrate results and protocols in commercial processes.
  • By developing best practices and integrated training programs, EMBRIC will accelerate the pace of scientific discovery and innovation.
  • By connecting 6 existing European Research Infrastructures and 29 partners from Academia, Research institutes, non-for-profit organizations and industry, EMBRIC will facilitate technology transfer, knowledge transfer and transnational access.

In general, EMBRIC will provide a long-term integrated cluster approach to promote the Blue Bio-Economy.

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