European Marine Education Monitoring Network
The spring school involved the following organisations. Several other marine science instates form across Europe also expressed and interest but were unable to attend this time.
CIMar - www.cimar.org/cimar2008
CIMAR is the foremost Portuguese Marine Sciences Associate Laboratory with 154 PhD researchers working primarily at CIIMAR (Porto) and CCMAR (Faro), but also at other installations of the University of Porto, University of Algarve and INETI/LNEG (Lisbon).
Marine Biolgical Association - www.mba.ac.uk
The MBA is a Learned Society and one of the UK's leading marine biological research institutes. Our mission is to promote scientific research into all aspects of life in the sea and to disseminate to the public the knowledge gained.
HMRC - www.hcmr.gr
Formally established by government decree on June 3 2003, it combines the former research institutes the National Centre for Marine Research(NCMR) and the Institute of Marine Biology of Crete (IMBC), together with their respective field stations. Its present structure comprises five institutes, which carry out research into specific thematic areas.
Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences - IO PAS - www.iopan.gda.pl
The Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IO-PAN) was founded in 1983 as the successor to the Marine Station of the Academy in existence in Sopot since 1953.
The Institute mission is to generate the knowledge to support the sustainable use and protection of the marine environment through innovative, high-level scientific and technological research that significantly adds to the knowledge and understanding of the environment, and provides information and technology for its clients. The Institute's clients are Polish and international users of marine science and technology, the Polish community, governmental agencies, policy makers, educators and students.