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Established: 2016

Organisation type: Non-governmental organisation
Geographical scope: Global
Member countries: France
Participating countries: Canada, Ecuador, France, Germany, Morocco, New Zealand, Tunisia
Funding source Percentage

Organisation’s vision:

To be a leading organization meeting societal needs for oceans preservation. Iodysseus harnesses all the advantages of ocean yacht sailing by offering fast, economical, flexible and eco- friendly oceanography.

Organisation’s mission:

To contribute to oceanographic research and scientific mediation. We research on plankton’s biodiversity, its role with regards to climate and CO2 absorption. Iodysseus is open research and science, it delivers and shares knowledge, open data and any source code.

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


  • Carbon
  • Ocean Science
  • capacity development
  • ocean database
  • plankton


  • Conducting research and/or observations
  • Defining strategies/road maps/priorities for Earth (ocean) observing/science
  • Ocean literacy/public outreach