An Ecosystem Approach to fisheries

iMarine is an open and collaborative initiative that will establish a data infrastructure to support the Ecosystem Approach to fisheries management and conservation of marine living resources...


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e-Infrastructure capacity

Infrastructure Capacity

Access to a broad range of computational, storage and international data resources.

Application bundles

Catalogue of Applications

Access tools by topic modules: biodiversity, geospatial, statistics, interoperability…

Data elaboration

Catalogue of Data Providers

Data retrieving, accessing, processing, transformation in standard format and services for the validation of metadata.

Policy Best Practices

Who is iMarine for?

Which iMarine service or Virtual Research Environment is right for you?

iMarine Virtual Research Environments (VREs): Where else can you find such a complete set of data-driven services for your needs?
"VREs are systems that provide users with a web-based set of facilities (including services, data and computational facilities) tailored to serve the needs of a Community of Practice"

iMarine Highlights


iMarine invitation-only workshop: "From collaboration to market and future growth", 29 September 2014, Brussels

"Data e-infrastructures can play a significant role in supporting the ecosystem approach to the management of fisheries and conservation of marine living resources, at European and global level. Ecosystem Approach is also one of the key pillars for sustainable Blue Growth."

The iMarine workshop "From collaboration to market and future growth" gives participants the opportunity to shape interactive discussions and set out a common vision to tackle grand global challenges of marine research and policy, identifying opportunities for future collaborations. iMarine’s concrete plans for sustainable services will offer a spring-board for making the transition from collaborative research to market.

Latest from iMarine

iMarine Mobile App: Applifish

AppliFish: A quick demonstration of iMarine data capabilities. Discover over 550 marine species key for sustainable global fisheries


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iMarine Success Stories

 This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 283644