Welcome to ERA-MarineBiotech

Funded under the FP7 ERA-NET scheme, ERA-MarineBiotech is a consortium of national funding bodies seeking complementarities between national activities to pool resources to undertake joint funding of transnational projects in the area of Marine Biotechnology.
Cooperation between the funding bodies has been initiated during the FP7 supported ERA-NET Preparatory Action in Marine Biotechnology
(CSA MarineBiotech).

This website pools information on both FP7 projects and offers simultaneously a forum for the exchange of information between a broad network of academics, industry researchers and specialists with interests in marine biotechnology.
Ultimately this should raise the profile of European marine biotechnology research and lead to a self-sustainable and long lasting network in the area of marine biotechnology.

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ERA-MarineBiotech News


In order to promote and to reinforce the Training and Education strategy for marine biotechnology and the utilisation of marine bioresources all over Europe and for different target audiences, the Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET designed a...


The ERA-MarineBiotech is pleased to announce the first transnational joint call for research projects related to “The development of biorefinery processes for marine biomaterials”. The main purpose of the call is to stimulate...

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The Rome Declaration was presented at the EurOCEAN 2014 conference, an official event of the Italian EU Presidency on 9 October2014....


The 4th edition of the Italian Forum on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy - IFIB  was held in Genova, Italy on 25th – 26th September, 2014. This workshop organized by Assobiotec - the Italian Association for the development of biotechnology...

Project Announcements


The ERA-MarineBiotech is pleased to distribute the first newsletter, containing project information and other relevant information about marine biotechnology in Europe.

Other Announcements


Europe’s appetite builds for developing products and technologies from the ocean. Find out more in an article published by the Chemical and Engineering News magazine.