The Marine Research Division (MRD) of AZTI is expert in the research of sustainable fisheries management, marine ecosystems functioning, coastal environmental management and efficient use of marine resources.
Leads: WP6, WP8, WP9
IMAR is a non-profit private organisation created by the top-ranking Portuguese universities undertaking research in the marine environment. IMAR-UAz has participated in numerous EU projects.
GEOMAR is one of the world’s leading institutes in the field of marine sciences. It investigates the chemical, physical, biological and geological processes of the seafloor, oceans and ocean margins and their interactions with the atmosphere.
SINTEF is Scandinavia’s largest independent research organization and is a non-profit research foundation. SINTEF Ocean is conducting research within ocean-based industries, e.g. aquaculture, fisheries, marine resources, maritime, oil and gas, processing, environmental technology and new ocean industries.
The University of Bergen has about 14 500 students and 3 200 staff, making it a medium sized European University. The Department of Biosciences (BIO) has strong research groups in fisheries science, aquaculture, marine ecosystems and microbiology, all of which are relevant to the research proposed in SUMMER.
The CSIC is Spain’s largest public research institution and ranks third among Europe’s largest research organization. The CSIC is attached to the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities through the State Secretariat for Research, Development and Innovation, and plays a key role in scientific and technological policy in Spain and worldwide.
IFREMER is a French public research institute created in 1984 dedicated to research on living and non-living marine resources and ecosystems, technological developments, monitoring and advice. It contributes to national obligations for fish stock and ecosystem surveying and provides advice for fisheries management.
The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is a self-governed university that operates at a high international level in a wide array of research areas within science and technology. DTU provides research, education and advice concerning sustainable exploitation of living marine and fresh water resources and conducts the Danish national monitoring on fish and fisheries for the EU.
Havforskningsinstituttet is one of the largest marine research institutes in Europe, with over 1 000 employees. Our main activities are marine research, advisory work, and most aspects of ecosystem monitoring, including environmental conditions, climate change, aquaculture, wild fish and planktonic resources.
Since its foundation METU has been the leading university in Turkey in terms of depth and breadth of international ties and the amount of funds generated from international research projects. The Institute of Marine Sciences (IMS) at METU is a leading interdisciplinary centre supporting diverse research and activities in marine science with different objectives.
The Marine and Freshwater Research Institute of Iceland is a government institute under the auspices of the Ministry of Fisheries. MFRI conducts various marine and freshwater research and provides the Ministry with scientific advice based on its research on marine and freshwater resources and the environment.
LEITAT is a private technological centre in Terrassa (Spain) with more than 110 years of experience in research and development, technology transfer and industrial innovation services. LEITAT brings knowledge and innovation to its customers through applied research in the fields of chemistry, energy, environment, materials, engineering and life sciences.