The EU-funded BlueRemediomics project aims to unlock the vast potential of marine microbiomes for sustainable ecosystem services and biodiscovery. Using advanced technologies, it aims to understand the composition, interactions, and functions of marine microbes. BlueRemediomics will develop bioinformatics platforms, innovative culturomics, and high-throughput screening tools to identify natural products. It promotes responsible exploitation, equitable access, and ocean literacy while fostering aquaculture and ecosystem health.

The EU-funded BlueRemediomics project will develop an integrated bioinformatics platform to explore the marine microbiome potential. The project will establish innovative culturomics and high-efficiency screening platforms to experimentally exploit the consortia of marine microbes. It will apply these platforms to identify and develop natural products derived from marine microbes. BlueRemediomics will support aquaculture and ecosystem services, increase equitable access to ocean microbiome resources, and provide training and tools to diverse stakeholders.

A Horizon Europe project
Project dates: 1st December 2022 to 30 November 2026
EMBRC role : partner
Funding: €7,683,577.50
Grant agreement number: 101082304

BlueRemediomics will: 

  1. develop and provide an integrated bioinformatics platform to explore the marine microbiome potential; 
  2. establish innovative culturomics and high-throughput screening platforms to experimentally exploit consortia of marine microbes; 
  3. apply the platforms to identify and develop natural products derived from marine microbes; 
  4. foster aquaculture and ecosystem services that embody the “do no significant harm” principle; 
  5. maximise equitable access to ocean microbiome resources and increase awareness of the marine microbiome to a diverse range of stakeholders; 
  6. Provide training, tools and resources to a variety of stakeholders. 

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