Workshop: “Fostering development of micro-algal-based industries: legal and practical aspects”

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…


Workshop on Cryopreservation of Marine Genetic Resources: from the Ocean to you Marine Station

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…


7th International Workshop on the Biology of Fish Gametes

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.…


Publication in the magazine “Europa Azul”

“Agentes se reúnen en el País Vasco, para coordinar el Biobanco Marino Europeo” was published following the 3rd General Assembly geld in Plentzia and Bilabo (5-6 November 2019) in the magazine Europa Azul, dedicated to inform on issues related to fisheries, aquaculture, maritime transport, research and oil and gas in the Basque and the Galician…


ELSA Deusto Maritime event: Market and Environment

Ibon Cancio was invited to deliver the conference entitled “The Nagoya Protocol and the Utilization of Genetic Resources” in the “ELSA Deusto Maritime event: Market and Environment” organised by ELSA “European Law Students Association” in de la The University of Deusto, 05 April 2019.



workshop “Utilización de recursos genéticos y Protocolo de Nagoya: marco legal y casos prácticos de aplicación en el ámbito marino”

The Centro de Investigación Mariña of the Universidade de Vigo (CIM-UVigo), coordinator of the “European Blue Biobank” (EBB) project is organizing, together with the CETMAR Foundation, a technical workshop to raise awareness of the existing obligations to access and use genetic resources derived from the Nagoya Protocol (2010) and associated regulations. The Nagoya Protocol, signed…


3rd General Assembly of EBB-project

The Plentzia Marine Station in the University of the Basque Country (PiE-UPV/EHU) hosted the 3rd general assembly of the EBB project with a first day meeting on the Plentzia Marine Station in Plentzia and a second day in the “Bizkaia Aretoa” of the University of the Basque Country in Bilbao. The advances within each work…


54th European Marine Biology Symposium

The 54th European Marine Biology Symposium was held in Dublin from the 25th to the 29th of August 2019. The event gathered a large delegacy of scientists involved in marine biology and ecology research from Europe and beyond. The presentations focused on four main themes, i.e. the rapid changes of organisms, communities and ecosystems, the…


EBB in Business2Sea 2019

The European Blue Biobank project (by EMBRC – ERIC,, together with the coordinators of the EnhanceMicroAlgae project (, will participate in the upcoming forum Business2Sea2019 (Porto, Portugal, 11-13 November) offering the workshop: Fostering development of microalgal-based industries: legal and practical aspects. The workshop will take place on November 12th at 11:30 am. Register your attendance…


BIO World Congress 2019

From the 8th to 11th of July 2019, the IBioIC will be presenting on biorefineries and taking a stand at BIO World Congress to showcase the work of the Centre including our membership of the EBB project consortium. BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and AgTech is a unique forum for business executives, government officials,…


Ryan Institute Research Day 2019

Maria Vittoria Marra and Grace McCormack attended the Ryan Institute Research Day organised in NUI Galway, in 31st of May, 2019. The Ryan Institute is the largest Research Institute in this University, comprising 90 teams and 500 researchers working on sustainability related matters . (  

Environmental Specimen Banks Conference 2019

The researcher Xabier Lekube (Universidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea) presented the poster “Level of compliance with the Nagoya protocol within the Biscay Bay Environmental Specimen Bank” in the  5th International Conference on Environmental Specimen Banks Conference 2019 held in Stockholm (Sweden) from 3-5 June 2019, with the co-authors Arnaud Larroquete, Anne Emmanuelle Kervella, Ian Probert, Antonio Villanueva…

IBioIC’s Annual Conference 2019 | Industrial Biotechnology for a Sustainable Future

On the 30th and 31st January IBioIC is hosting its Annual Conference “Industrial Biotechnology for a Sustainable Future”, a leading national IB event bringing together over 450 delegates from academia and industry covering all biotechnology sectors. The conference celebrates the success of the biotechnology industry in Scotland and provides delegates with the networking opportunities needed to…

Business2Sea – Sea Forum 2018

The Business2Sea – Sea Forum of 2018 will take place from November 14 to 16 at the Alfandega Porto Congress Centre, Porto. The 8th edition of the event will be dedicated to the main theme ‘2030 Sea Challenges‘ and it is organised by Fórum Oceano in collaboration with Fundação CETMAR, Centro Tecnológico do Mar, located…

BLUEandGREEN International Legacy Conference

CIIMAR is organising the international conference BLUEandGREEN Legacy – Adding value to Marine Bioresources, with the participation of key international speakers in the field of Marine Biotechnology, Bioeconomics and Circular Economy. Intending to understand the national landscape of blue biotechnology, BLUEandGREEN Conference will be an important step in the construction of the National Roadmap for Marine Biotechnology. We would be honored…

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