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Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET

Acronym: ERA-MBT
Period: December 2013 till November 2017
Status: Completed
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The Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET (ERA-MBT) recognises that Europe’s marine ecosystems and organisms are largely unexplored, understudied and underutilized, in spite of Europe’s access to an extensive and diverse set of marine ecosystems, supporting an enormous marine biodiversity. This resource, through the coordinated application of marine biotechnology, has the potential to provide a major contribution towards addressing some of the most pressing societal challenges including environmental degradation, human health and delivering sustainable supplies of food and energy, amongst others regarded as the Grand Challenges for our future. The ERA-MBT is therefore designed to deliver better coordination of relevant national and regional Research, Technology Development and Innovation (RTDI) programmes in Europe, reducing fragmentation and duplication, and paving the way for common programmes and cooperation in the provision and use of research infrastructures. A necessity to make sustainable use of this unique resource.
ERA-MBT's 19 partners will work with stakeholders from industry and organisations to identify needs and gaps in the value chain from research and development, through optimising research results for proof of concept and industrial uptake and valorisation. At least three transnational calls will address these challenges, and cooperations with complementing activities will be explored to add value and power to enable the development of a horizontally applicable technology like marine biotechnology.

Publications (13)  Top | Institutes 
  • Erlendsson, L.S.; Björnsson, S.; Bergseth, S. (2014). Definition of Marine biotechnology as a subset of biotechnology in general. Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET: [s.l.]. 3 pp., more
  • Hurst, D.; Børresen, T.; Bergseth, S.; Almesjö, L. (2015). ERA-MBT Foresight report. Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET: [s.l.]. 44 pp., more
  • Geirsdóttir, M. (2015). Industry needs for new legislation for IPR/IPP. Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET: [s.l.]. 10 pp., more
  • Erlendsson, L.S.; Björnsson, S.; Børresen, T. (2015). Map of Tech-Transfer Practice and Policy. Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET: [s.l.]. 22 pp., more
  • Schiffers, J. (Ed.) (2016). Mapping of National Research and Policy Priorities on Marine Biotechnology of the ERA-MBT Partner Countries: D4.1. Update of CSA MBT mapping of national priorities. Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET: [s.l.]. 58 pp., more
  • Boyen, C.; Le Baron, P.; Potin, Ph.; Cormier, P. (2015). Marine Biotechnology and utilization of Marine Bioresources: Mapping existing training/ education and gap analysis. Summary of training activities. Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET: [s.l.]. 18 pp., more
  • Schiffers, J. (2016). Marine Biotechnology Research Projects funded for Blue Growth under Horizon 2020: CORDIS database search in work programme 2014-2015. Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET: [s.l.]. 24 pp., more
  • Hurst, D.; Børresen, T.; Almesjö, L.; De Raedemaecker, F.; Bergseth, S. (2016). Marine biotechnology strategic research and innovation Roadmap: Insights to the future direction of European marine biotechnology. Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET: Oostende. ISBN 978-94-920-43-27-6. 46 pp., more
  • Arents, I.; Kanobana, K.; Schiffers, J. (2016). Outlining opportunities for collaboration with other initiatives. Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET: [s.l.]. 11 pp., more
  • Hurst, D.; Børresen, T.; Bergseth, S. (2014). The International Advisory Group (IAG) establishing the IAG. Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET: [s.l.]. 21 pp., more
  • Schiffers, J. (2015). Update global priority list of relevant international initiatives. Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET: [s.l.]. 16 pp., more
  • Kanobana, K.; Arents, I.; Swerts, K. (2015). Update of relevant regional, national and European initiatives and list of research projects. Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET: [s.l.]. 49 pp., more
  • Erlendsson, L.S.; Björnsson, S.; Børresen, T. (2015). Updated mapping of the MBT environments. Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET: [s.l.]. 18 pp., more

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