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Ghent University is a partner of the European Marine Biological Resource Centre (EMBRC), a European ‘research infrastructure’ that provides access to marine resources, cutting-edge services, and facilities to study the ocean and develop innovative solutions to tackle societal issues. EMBRC brings together around 45 marine stations and institutes in 9 member countries EMBRC.

The Marine Biology Research Group coordinates the Belgian node of EMBRC, EMBRC Belgium. EMBRC Belgium brings together five institutes offering marine biology services which are open to academic and industry stakeholders.

  • Ghent University (UGent)
  • Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)
  • University of Leuven (KU Leuven)
  • Hasselt University (UHasselt)
  • Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS)