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ASSEMBLE Plus is a consortium of 23 partner organisations from 16 countries, operating under the umbrella of the European Marine Biological Research Centre (EMBRC-ERIC). It integrates 39 marine biological stations from various regions of the world's oceans and seas; providing scientists from academia, industry and policy with the services of these marine stations forms the core of the ASSEMBLE Plus project. Via a quality-assured programme of transnational access (TA) and virtual access (VA) to its marine biological research facilities, its historical observation data, and to advanced training opportunities. 

ASSEMBLE Plus aims to stimulate fundamental and applied research excellence in marine biology and ecology in Europe. Prospective users can apply for funding to access the ASSEMBLE Plus facilities to carry out TA projects; more information about applying for TA and VA projects can be found under Access. Gathered within ASSEMBLE Plus are five Joint Research Activities, which have the aim of sharing research experience and research data and promoting FAIR data principles. The knowledge created within the ASSEMBLE Plus project will be shared with the community via the Knowledge Transfer Platform


Ocean Sampling Day is back – get ready for June 21!

OSD is a simultaneous sampling campaign of the world’s oceans which is repeated annually on the summer solstice. OSD2018 is just around the corner and ASSEMBLE Plus is helping to prepare for it.


ASSEMBLE Plus will provide scientists from academia, industry and policy with a quality-assured programme of Trans-National and Virtual Access (VA) to marine biological stations, historical observation data, and advanced training opportunities.

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(Lead: HCMR)

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Cryobanking of
Marine Organisms

(Lead: UPV/EHU)

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(Lead: UPMC)

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 Lead: UPMC 

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Scientific diving

(Lead: SAMS)

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Advanced Phytoplankton Course - APC 12

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Ocean Sampling Day is back – get ready for 21 June 2018

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ASSEMBLE Plus announces the first awardees whom will gain access to Europe’s top marine installations

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