Marine Institute

Marine Institute

Foras na Mara

We are the state agency responsible for marine research, technology development and innovation in Ireland.

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We provide scientific and technical advice to the government to inform policy and support the sustainable development of Ireland's marine resources.

  • Year in Review 2021
  • 2021
  • Ireland's new state-of-the-art multi-purpose marine research vessel
  • and Ocean Explorers

AREAS OF ACTIVITY

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The Marine Institute’s primary role is to undertake and co-ordinate marine research and development.
We also provide a number of services to promote economic development and create employment around the marine environment.
Find out more about any of primary areas of activity below:

NEWS & EVENTS

Dr Niall McDonough, Director of Policy, Innovation and Research Services, Marine Institute
Launch of Our Shared Ocean
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McConalogue launches new public online Aquaculture Information Management System - AQUAMIS
McConalogue launches new public online Aquaculture Information Management System - AQUAMIS
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Dr. Paul Connolly, Marine Institute CEO, Dr Jorge Miguel Alberto de Miranda, IPMA, José Maria Costa, Portuguese Secretary of State for Maritime Affairs and Ralf Victory, Irish Ambassador to Portugal, attended the signing ceremony.
Marine Institute enters MoU with Instituto Portugues do Mar e da Atmosfera (IPMA)
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Exploring Our Marine with the Marine Institute - Shipwrecks
Exploring Our Marine with the Marine Institute - Shipwrecks
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RESEARCH, FUNDING & PUBLICATIONS

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RESEARCH

Information on Ireland's Marine Research & Innovation Strategy 2017-2021

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FUNDING

View all the latest research funding opportunities in the Irish marine sector

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PUBLICATIONS

View corporate and scientific reports, peer reviewed articles and conference papers

Working With Us

We believe our people are our greatest asset. Find out more about opportunities to work with the Marine Institute.
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