About
Who we are and what we do
Role
EurOcean – The European Centre for information on Marine Science and Technology, established in 2002, is an independent scientific non-governmental organisation whose membership comprises leading European marine research, funding and outreach organisations. Its aim is to facilitate information exchange and generate value-added products in the field of marine sciences and technologies between a wide range of governmental and non-governmental bodies.

EurOcean provides comprehensive databases of information on topics related to marine science and technology in Europe with priority given to three main domains: Marine Knowledge Management, Marine Research Infrastructures and Ocean Public Outreach and Awareness activities.

EurOcean is an active participant in a number of European Framework Programme 7 and Horizon 2020 funded projects and it contributes to initiatives aiming to promote a Blue Society and the implementation of the European Maritime Policy.

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Find out about the more than 6000 marine projects and their results in EurOcean_KG and the more than 900 Marine Research Infrastructures in EurOcean_RID

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