EMBRC launches its new website
EMBRC is proud to announce that it has a new website. You will find information about who we are, how we’re organised, what we do, the services we provide, and who our nine member countries are.
16 Nov 2020
EMBRC in the news: CNN interview with IUI researchers in Eilat
CNN's Oren Liebermann went diving in the Red Sea to find out why the coral reefs remain resilient, despite climate change negatively impacting coral reefs around the world. In the video, he speaks with researchers from EMBRC partner, The Inter-University Institute (IUI) for Marine Sciences in Eilat (Israel).
13 Nov 2020
Launch of the international project AtlantECO
In September 2020, 36 organisations from 13 different countries launched AtlantECO, an ambitious research project funded by the European Union to explore the Atlantic Ocean from pole to pole. The project will map new and existing knowledge about the microscopic organisms that inhabit rivers, coastal waters, the open ocean, marine sediments and the atmosphere, as well as those found on plastic litter.
15 Oct 2020
PiE-UPV/EHU, an EMBRC member, celebrates its 8th anniversary
The Research Centre for Experimental Marine Biology and Biotechnology 'Plentziako Itsas Estazioa' (PiE-UPV/EHU, Plentzia Marine Station), an EMBRC member, is excited to announce that it turns eight this week! The institution opened its doors on July 17th, 2012 as the marine station of the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). To mark this event, PiE-UPV has contributed the text below.
08 Sep 2020
NEWS now online
We are pleased to announce the launch of the updated website. After many months of hard work and dedication from the Marine Training team at Ghent University, the updated website can now be accessed via or
26 Jun 2020
Ocean Sampling Day (OSD) 2020
We are happy to announce that EMBRC, through the Association of European Marine Biological Laboratories Expanded (ASSEMBLE Plus) project, is launching a call to participate in Ocean Sampling Day (OSD) 2020, which will take place on 21 June 2020.
12 Jun 2020
CORBEL video on European 'Life Science Research Infrastructures'
We are pleased to announce the first CORBEL animated video on European 'Life Science Research Infrastructures' (LS RIs). Watch the video to see how users (in the CORBEL project) took advantage of cutting-edge technologies and resources to advance their life science research projects!
11 Jun 2020
EMBRC & Euro-BioImaging sign a collaboration agreement
The European Marine Biological Resource Centre (EMBRC) and Euro-BioImaging signed a collaboration agreement on 14 May 2020 to enhance communication about their respective services, to promote the development of joint services, and to encourage best-practice sharing and staff exchanges. The collaboration agreement will focus on facilitating access to marine model organisms and encouraging the use of advanced microscopy techniques in their study.
02 Jun 2020
News from EMBRC’s UK partner ’SAMS’: Antarctica’s ‘green show’ to spread with global warming
Antarctica’s ‘green snow’ to spread with global warming A scientist who led the creation of the first ever large-scale map of microscopic algae on the snow covered Antarctic coastline – so-called ‘green snow’ – has joined the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) to continue his research. Dr Matt Davey comes to the Oban-based institute from the University of Cambridge and has today published findings in the journal Nature Communications that show the current distribution of the algae and how they are likely to spread as the global temperature increases.
20 May 2020
New communications toolkit for 'research infrastructures'
The 'Communication Toolkit for European Research Infrastructures' provides an easy and useful set of tools, guidelines and resources to improve the communication strategy and activities of European 'research infrastructures' (RIs) - like EMBRC. Its common use is expected to increase the individual and collective visibility of RIs, by aligning key messages and improving how different stakeholders perceive them.
26 Mar 2020

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