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European Marine Biological Resource Centre Biobank.

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European Marine Biological Resource Centre Biobank.

Welcome

 
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European Marine Biological Resource Centre Biobank.

Welcome

 
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EMBRC is a global reference Research Infrastructure responding to the societal Grand Challenges through advanced marine biology and ecology research.

 
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EMBRC is a global reference Research Infrastructure responding to the societal Grand Challenges through advanced marine biology and ecology research.

 
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EMBRC-ERIC is a global reference Research Infrastructure responding to the societal Grand Challenges through advanced marine biology and ecology research.

 
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Biobank: Universidade de Vigo (UVigo) Spain.

UVigo is a leading Institution in Marine Research in Spain.

 
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Biobank: Universidade de Vigo (UVigo) Spain.

UVigo is a leading Institution in Marine Research in Spain.

 
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Biobank: Universidade de Vigo (UVigo) Spain.

UVigo is a leading Institution in Marine Research in Spain.

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Facilitating Access to Marine Biological Resources

The most important biobanks of marine organisms in Europe are located in the Atlantic Area and are part of the European Marine Biological Resource Centre (EMBRC-ERIC), a distributed global reference Research Infrastructure for fundamental and applied marine biology and ecology research, which is included in the European Strategic Roadmap for Research Infrastructures since 2008.

Biobanks provide Marine Biological Resources to academic and industrial researchers, becoming the backbone for the search of unique marine genes, bio-actives and biomaterials with potential for commercial development and job creation.

The EBB project aims to contribute to ensure the practical long-term transnational coordination of the marine biobanks through the establishment of the European Blue Biobank; a world class centrally curated marine biobank operated by EMBRC-ERIC. This initiative, the first of its kind worldwide, will increase the diversity and quality of Marine Biological Resources made available to user communities, facilitating their biotechnological valorization.

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THE PROJECT

Biobanks contribute to conservation of marine diversity by complementing traditional in-situ conservation techniques with ex-situ methods that are safe and reproducible for short, medium, and long-term storage of biological specimens.

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THE PROJECT

Biobanks contribute to conservation of marine diversity by complementing traditional in-situ conservation techniques with ex-situ methods that are safe and reproducible for short, medium, and long-term storage of biological specimens.

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CONSORTIUM

The EBB consortium is composed by 12 partners and 8 associated partners.

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CONSORTIUM

The EBB consortium is composed by 12 partners and 8 associated partners.

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OUR NEWS & EVENTS

  • 22 November, 2019 – - Belén Martín Míguez, coordinator of EBB project, together with Maria José Chapela, coordinator of Enhance Microalgae project (both Interreg Atlantic Area), organised the workshop “Fostering development of micro-algal-based industries: legal and practical aspects” which was part of the event Business2Sea that gathers annually stakeholders from the marine realm: public authorities, enterprises, universities, R&D centers, clusters… ...

  • 15 November, 2019 – - On June 2019, Dr Elsa Cabrita gave two talks in the “Workshop on Cryopreservation of Marine Genetic Resources: from the Ocean to your Marine Station” held in Oban (Scotland). This workshop was part of an internal meeting of the project Assemble +. On this workshop Dr Elsa Cabrita gave two talks related to the different… ...

  • 15 November, 2019 – - On the 2nd of September 2019, UAlg team (Drs Elsa Cabrita, Catarina Oliveira, Elvira Fatsini and Ms Catarina Anjos) attended the workshop on the Biology of Fish Gametes in Rennes (France) organized by INRA. On this workshop Ms Catarina Anjos presented a poster inside of the frame of EBB implementation cryopreservation protocols in Portuguese oyster.… ...

EBB, the European Blue Biobank.