EMBRC-BE aims to enable broad and varied research on marine biological organisms and ecosystems with our flexible and modular facilities. Please explore the catalogue of services and contact us to see what we can do for your project.
Important COVID-19 information
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic may have an impact on the availability and delivery of services. During this time, you may still apply to services. Please consult the service catalogue, where you will find local contact information for each service. For general questions, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
EMBRC-BE service categories
EMBRC-BE provides access to a wide range of marine habitats.
EMBRC-BE offers access to living (culture collections) and preserved (biobanks) marine organisms from many different ecosystems and taxa. Other organisms can be sampled directly from the field.
EMBRC-BE provides access to state-of-the-art experimental facilities for environmental studies (mesocosms) and for commercial applications (aquaria and tanks). Dedicated wet and dry laboratories are available for sample processing and their analysis.
EMBRC-BE gives access to the latest technologies for molecular biology and for bio-imaging, as well as platforms for biological assays and for structural and chemical analysis.
EMBRC-BE offers access to data obtained from mid- and long-term observations of different marine ecosystems, specific software for data analysis and related bioinformatic expertise.
EMBRC-BE gives access to conference and meeting rooms for training courses, historical libraries and bibliographic databases of marine research. Education opportunities are also offered within the Marine Training Network and the IMBRSea Masters programme.
Researchers requiring on-site access to EMBRC-BE services can use accommodation structures and catering services at several marine stations and institutes.