European Centre for Information on Marine Science and Technology

Initiative Type: Network

Belém Statement Area: Ocean Observation, Ocean Technology

Initiative Location: Belgium,France,Ireland,Italy,Norway,Poland,Portugal,Romania,Spain

Time Frame: 2002-Ongoing


The European Centre for information on Marine Science and Technology (EurOcean), established in 2002, is an independent scientific non-governmental organisation whose membership comprises leading European marine research, funding and outreach organisations. Its aim is to facilitate information exchange and generate value-added products in the field of marine sciences and technologies between a wide range of governmental and non-governmental bodies. EurOcean provides comprehensive databases of information on topics related to marine science and technology in Europe with priority given to three main domains: Marine Knowledge Management, Marine Research Infrastructures and Ocean Public Outreach and Awareness activities. EurOcean is an active participant in a number of European funded projects and it contributes to initiatives aiming to promote a Blue Society and the implementation of the European Maritime Policy.

Contact: S?©rgio Bryton, European Centre for Information on Marine Science and Technology,

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