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Article about Nagoya Protocol was accepted for publication

The article “Advances and uncertainties in compliance measures for users from the Nagoya Protocol in the European Union” authored by Dr. Laura Movilla, lecturer in Public International Law at the University of Vigo, has been accepted for publication in the journal Review of European, Comparative & International Environmental Law (RECIEL). Research for this article was supported…

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EBB in Costa Rica

On November 2019, Dr. Elsa Cabrita gave the talk “Reproducción de peces”, in Puntarenas (Costa Rica). On this course Dr. Elsa Cabrita gave a masterclass showing how to cryopreserve semen from the fish “pargo manchado”, disseminating also the EBB project. This course was organized by LARVAplus red (CYTED).

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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…

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Weekly FBA (Nord University) Lunch Seminar

On the 7th of January 2019, Dr. Elsa Cabrita gave a talk in the weekly FBA Lunch seminar of the Nord University, in Bodo (Norway). This seminar, entitled “Breeding management for aquaculture and conservation”,  showed different methodologies applied in cryopreservation of germ cells from several fish and bivalve species, promoting and disseminating the EBB project.

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Forum Blue Cluster-Human health and well being of the future

The marine by-products(marine bacteria, algae, micro-algae,etc) represent a huge potential for innovation for the health and well-being of the future.This annual event dedicated to the stakeholders of marine bio-resources will be devoted to the health theme human and well-being of the future. A highlight of many innovations concerning candidate-drug molecules, medical devices, biomaterials, health food…

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OUR EVENTS

WiLSI workshop “Digital Sequence information, Open Access, and Sustainable Benefit Sharing: Scientific Input to International Policy Decisions”

Ibon Cancio participated in the workshop and on enrolment was invited to present his perspective as researcher on the utilization of Digital Sequence Information in marine biological sciences. The aim of the workshop was to present European Commission policy makers and Nagoya national focal points on the needs of researchers in regard to DSI and…

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Biotechnologies marines – Sorbonne Université

Marine biotechnology is a growing sector that is a remarkable source of innovation. Sorbonne University is one of Europe’s leading research forces in this field. Innovations and know-how were presented in the 15-minutes pitch format. We met experts in the field and discovered EMBRC-France platforms, this national marine biology research infrastructure offers innovative services open…

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Ocean BtoB

Ocean BtoB is the annual business convention around marine technologies open to companies from all maritime fields.This event aims to create links between industrial clusters around maritime innovation and blue biotechnologies. Ocean BtoB brings together a wide range of companies, large groups and SMEs, wishing to develop their business in the blue economy. BtoB meetings…

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

The Marine Research Centre (CIM) of the University of Vigo, coordinator of the “European Blue Biobank” (EBB) project, together with the CETMAR Foundation, and especially with the Interreg Atlantic Area project entitled COCKLES organized a technical workshop to raise awareness of the existing obligations to access and use genetic resources derived from the Nagoya Protocol…

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

The Marine Research Centre (CIM) of the University of Vigo, coordinator of the “European Blue Biobank” (EBB) project, together with the CETMAR Foundation, and especially with the Interreg Atlantic Area project entitled COCKLES organized a technical workshop to raise awareness of the existing obligations to access and use genetic resources derived from the Nagoya Protocol…

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PAST EVENTS

EBB in Costa Rica II

On November 2019, Ms. Catarina Anjos gave one talk in the “LACQUA 2019 Conference” held in San José (Costa Rica). On this conference Ms. Catarina Anjos presented two studies related to the cryopreservation of oysters and Venus gallina larvae in an oral presentation, disseminating the EBB project.

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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…

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Latin & Caribbean Aquaculture 2019

On November 2019, Ms. Catarina Anjos gave one talk in the “LACQUA 2019 Conference” held in San José (Costa Rica). On this conference Ms. Catarina Anjos presented two studies related to the cryopreservation of oyster and venus gallina larvae in one oral presentation disseminating the EBB project.

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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…

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Forum Blue Cluster – Human health and well being of the future

The marine by-products (marine bacteria, algae, micro-algae,etc) represent a huge potential for innovation for the health and well-being of the future. This annual event dedicated to the stakeholders of marine bio-resources will be devoted to the health theme human and well-being of the future. A highlight of many innovations concerning candidate-drug molecules, medical devices, biomaterials,…

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EBB in Business2Sea 2019

The European Blue Biobank project (by EMBRC – ERIC, https://www.bluebiobank.eu), together with the coordinators of the EnhanceMicroAlgae project (https://www.enhancemicroalgae.eu), 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…

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SPACE – Aquaculture Feed Forum

The SPACE – Aquaculture Feed Forum is Recognizing the year-on-year growth in aquaculture-related visitors and exhibitors. A key event for French and international aquaculture businesses. Aquaculture Feed Forum “Feeding for Profit”; It is intended for international and French businesses interested in exporting. Western France is home to a wide variety of fish farms, as well…

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54th European Marine Biology Symposium

The 54th European Marine Biology Symposium was held in Dublin from 25-29 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 movement and redistribution of species,…

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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,…

FEMS 2019 | 8th Congress of European Microbiologists

From 7th to 11th  of July 2019, IBioIC will be taking a stand at FEMS2019 to showcase the work of the Centre to a scientific audience. FEMS brings together leading scientists spanning the various fields of microbiology. The congress will showcase recent developments to address some of the global challenges we face today such as…

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 . (http://www.nuigalway.ie/ryaninstitute/).  

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…

European Marine Biological Research Infrastructure Cluster (EMBRIC) closing meeting

In the EMBRIC closing meeting held in Paris (France) in May 2019 EMBRC-France and SU presented a poster entitled “Facilitating the Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) mechanism within EMBRC”

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Workshop | Marine Genetic Resources in areas beyond national jurisdiction: bridging policy, law, science and research and development

Nicolas Pade (executive director of EMBRC) gave a presentation entitled “Knee deep in the ocean – accessing marine biodiversity” on the BNJ workshop on MGRs organised in May 2019, by the EC (DG MARE) in Brussels (Belgium). Programme

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…

Sea Tech Week

The Sea Tech Week is an international event dedicated to marine sciences and technology, happening every two years in Brest. This year, Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique and EMBRC-Fr have come together to work on the organisation of a session dedicated to the access to marine biological resources so-called “Bioresources: unlocking and accessing the potential of…

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Sea Tech Week 2018

Bioresources: unlocking and accessing the potential of the marine environment Tuesday 9th October Pôle de Mer and EMBRC-Fr will organize this one day session of the Sea Tech Week. During the session, the EBB project will be presented by Cristina Secades from UVigo. Marine bioresources are at the heart of economic activities in the maritime…

16th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Annual Colloquium

The 16th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Annual Colloquium with the theme “The Transformation of Environmental Law and Governance: Innovation, Risk and Resilience” was held at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, from Wednesday 4th July to Friday 6th July 2018. Laura Movilla from the University of Vigo chaired the Session “Voices, Rights and…

BioMarine Business Convention

BioMarine Business Convention 2018, Cascais, Portugal 2-4 October 2018. Cascais, Portugal  

Ocean Business 2018

18-20 September 2018. Lisbon, Portugal   The Ocean Business 2018 is an international blue industry event that will be held in Lisbon, Portugal (Gare Marítima de Alcântara), from 18th to 20th of September 2018, which aims to foster networking and debate around sustainable ocean business.

O rumo da Bioeconomia Azul em Portugal – Soluções nacionais para desafios globais

As a participant of the think tank contributed to identifying problems and opportunities for the marine bioresources and biotechnology sector. Had the opportunity to network and raise awareness with some institutions regarding the activities of the EBB project.

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EBB, the European Blue Biobank.