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.

  • Ger Rogan, Analyst at the Marine Institute Newport Research Facility
  • Dr Elvira De Eyto - Zoologist, Marine Institute
  • is designed to improve weather forecasts and safety at sea around Ireland.

    Marine Fact

  • Building Ocean Knowledge, Delivering Ocean Services
  • Ireland's marine territory covers up to 220 million acres (approx. 880,000km2), an area 10 times greater than our landmass.

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

Eurofleets+
Researchers invited to apply for three Eurofleets+ Programmes
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Art and the Ocean
Exploring our Marine with the Marine Institute
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Newport Research Facility
Exploring our Marine with the Marine Institute
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Ger Rogan, Analyst at the Marine Institute Newport Research Facility in Mayo. Photo Wonkyeye Photography.
Faces of the Sea - Ger Rogan, Analyst at the Marine Institute Newport Research Facility
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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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