The European broker for Ocean Science and Technology
EurOcean is an independent, non-profit, scientific organization with the mission to support advances in European marine science and technology, by fostering information exchange, interaction and innovation among its network members, the ocean community and broader society.
Committed to spreading science-based knowledge, EurOcean promotes the role of the ocean as the life-support system of the planet, with a view to develop solutions to global crises through its participation in European funded ocean science & technology projects, providing key-findings to ocean threats and the negative effects of climate change.
EurOcean promotes an ocean literate society by divulging accessible, reliable, and up-to date content through its comprehensive and curated knowledge management, in order to support responsible decision-making and positively influencing public perception of the importance of the ocean.
Founded in 2002, through the collaboration of the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), and the French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea (IFREMER), after 20 years, EurOcean has a Europe-wide network of 19 organisations, accounting for 12 full members and 7 cooperating members.
Foster information, interaction and innovation through:
Unleashing ocean science and technology information
Promoting research achievements and initiatives
Creating opportunities for developing ocean science and technology
Nurturing partnerships and collaborations