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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


The 3rd ERA-MBT Call, which was launched in December 2016, has resulted in the submission of 17 applications requesting a total funding of € 18 million and involving a total of 78 research teams, including 7 companies. The call...


The ERA-MarineBiotech is pleased to distribute newsletter five, containing project information with a focus on funding possibilities for marine biotechnology research and on the outcome of the second call entitled "Biodiscovery – Bioactive...


In the 2nd ERA-MBT call entitled “Biodiscovery - Bioactive molecules from the marine environment”, five projects were selected for funding, with a total budget of € 5.8 million.

After the submission date on 16 March 2016...

Other News


A multidisciplinary and multisector meeting was held by the BRAAVOO project consortium in Messina 19 and 20 May 2016. The intention of the meeting was to inform the experts in the field on the...


The H2020 project JERICO-next will organize a summer school on the use of integrated physical and biological monitoring with novel sensor methods for water management issues such as the Marine Strategy Framework Directive.

The JERICO-next...


The European Marine Biological Research Infrastructure Cluster (EMBRIC) opens its first transnational access call for maturation of research projects in the field of marine biotechnology to access high-quality facilities and pioneering technology...