HCMR

HCMR

The Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR), was established as a new research organization in the year 2001, by merging of the former Institute of Marine Biology of Crete (IMBC), established 1987 and the former National Centre of Marine Research (NCMR).HCMR is the biggest institution for marine research in the Eastern Mediterranean, with high standard facilities and equipment, including research vessels, underwater vehicles, analytical laboratories and two aquaria (Rhodes and Crete). It covers multidisciplinary know-how in marine research, education and innovation. It consists of three institutes: the Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture (IMBBC), the Institute of Oceanography (IO) and the Institute of Marine Biological Resources and Inland Waters (IMBRIW).

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