European Marine Biological Resource Centre

Place Jussieu, Paris, France

Established: 2018

Organisation type: Research infrastructure
Geographical scope: Global
Member countries: Belgium, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
Participating countries:
Funding source Percentage

Organisation’s vision:

The vision of EMBRC is to advance the understanding of life in the oceans and to sustainably harness its potential for the benefit of humankind

Organisation’s mission:

Our mission is to:

- Provide access to marine biological organisms and their habitats for experimental purposes and applied research
- Promote the sustainable use of marine resources
- Deepen fundamental knowledge on marine organisms and their role in the environment, pushing the frontiers of science
- Explore marine biodiversity for new products, inspiration, and innovation
- Promote the use of marine experimental models in mainstream science

Organisation’s objectives (if different from the Mission):


  • Capacity Building
  • Marine Ecosystems
  • Marine Research
  • ocean biodiversity
  • open data
  • research


  • Advocating for (ocean) science
  • Conducting research and/or observations
  • Providing scientific advice for policy makers
collaborates with
European Global Ocean Observing System European Global Ocean Observing System