CIIMAR

Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research

Initiative Type: Other

Belém Statement Area: Climate Variability, Emerging Pollutants, Ocean Observation, Ocean Resources, Ocean Technology

Initiative Location: Portugal

Time Frame: Ongoing

Description:

The Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research (CIIMAR), is a leading research and advanced training institution of the University of Porto, working at the frontier of Ocean Knowledge and Innovation. Research and advanced training institution of the UPorto, working at the frontier of Ocean Knowledge and Innovation. CIIMAR fosters an integrated approach to Ocean and coastal areas promoting the understanding, using knowledge-based approaches to promote the natural capital and the sustained management of marine resources through monitoring of ecosystems health, optimization of aquaculture, and biotechnological exploitation of the resources for environmental and human health applications. CIIMAR provides innovative solutions and products responding to current economic and societal challenges, including new drugs and marine products for industrial and medicinal needs, water quality, sustainable fisheries, preparedness for and mitigation of oil spills and other emergent contaminants, environmental monitoring & risk assessment, preservation of ecosystems services, ocean & coastal management and Ocean Literacy.

Contact: Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research, secretariado@ciimar.up.pt

Initiative Website: https://www2.ciimar.up.pt/