Current Projects

--Current Projects

Hellenic Integrated Marine and Inland Water Observing, Forecasting and Offshore Technology System – HIMIOFoTS

The Hellenic Integrated Marine Inland water Observing, Forecasting and offshore Technology System  (HIMIOFoTS) includes integrated approaches in Marine observation and forecasting systems, coastal monitoring and an innovative Hydro-Environmental Monitoring and information Network. The infrastructure incorporates the following interrelated components: (a) The Hellenic Integrated Marine Observing and Forecasting System (HIMOFS) and (b) The Open Hydrosystem Information Network (OpenHi.net). IMBRIW participates in the OpenHi.net component which is an integrated information infrastructure for […]

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RePHIL (Hellenic Research Fleet – Reconstruction of the Research Vessel PHILIA)

Starting/ending date: 01/01/2018 – 31/12/2020
Total financing:   3.133.006,38 €
National project: Operational Program (OP) “Competitiveness Entrepreneurship and Innovation” (NSRF) for the period 2014-2020 from the Regional Departments of Crete, Attiki and South Aegean, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
Dr Athanassios Machias, Institute of Marine Biological Resources

The Research Vessel (R / V) PHILIA has a length of 26 meters and was constructed in 1986. Its reconstruction and modernization are of high priority as to expand its business activities and to […]

PORTODIMARE (geoPortal of Tools & Data for sustainable Management of coAstal and maRine Environment)

Starting/ending date: 01.02.2018 – 31.01.2020
Total financing: 1.581.219,65 € (ERDF contribution and Public contribution   1.344.036,70 €)
European project (ADRION INTERREG)
Dr Vassiliki Vassilopoulou, Institute of Marine Biological Resources

PORTODIMARE aims to create a common platform (Geoportal) for data and information related to coastal and marine areas of the Adriatic-Ionian Region, by […]

DECAGON

Starting/ending date: 05/09/2018 – 30/9/2020
Total Financing:  4.590 € (Zoological Society of London/ AG Leventis Foundation)
European Project
Dr Eleni Kalogianni, Inland Waters

Development, reproduction and ethology of the Greek killifish Valencia sp.

Project DECAGON aims at breeding the critically endangered freshwater species Valencia letourneuxi and Valencia robertae at close-circuit conditions for stock maintenance and research purposes, such the study of their reproduction, ecomorphology,  and interactions with alien species.

RESILIENT

Starting/ending date: 05/09/2018 – 30/9/2019
Total Financing:  13.703,51 € (Zoological Society of London/ AG Leventis Foundation)
European Project
Dr Eleni Kalogianni, Inland Waters

Population assessment of the Corfu killifish and other Greek endemic freshwater species using established and innovative methods

Project RESILIENT,  a partnership between ZSL, HCMR and the University of Derby (UoD),  aims at assessing the current population status of the Corfu killifish using both conventional ichthyological and the least invasive environmental DNA […]

ODYSSEA: Operation of an integrated system observatories in the Mediterranean sea

Starting/ending date: 2017 – 2021
Total Financing:  8.398.716,00€ (ΕΕ – Η2020)
European Project
Dr George Tserpes, Marine Biological Resources

Operation of an integrated system observatories in the Mediterranean sea
The project aims to operate an integrated observation and analysis system for biological and oceanographic parameters in the Mediterranean sea.

MERCES: Marine Ecosystem Restoration in Changing European Seas

Starting/ending date: 01/06/2016 – 30/05/2020
Total Financing:  6.651.118,00 € (EE –H2020)
European Project
Dr C.J. Smith, Marine Biological Resources

The MERCES project is focused on the restoration of different degraded marine habitats, with the aim of: 1) assessing the potential of different technologies and approaches; 2) quantifying the returns in terms of ecosystems services and their socio-economic impacts; […]

Paradigm for Novel Dynamic Oceanic Resource Assessments (PANDORA)

Starting/ending date: 01/05/2018 – 30/04/2022
Total Financing:  5,598,388€ (H2020)
European Project
Dr Dimitrios Damalas, Marine Biological Resources

More efficient fisheries management is needed to support the continued need to manage European fisheries due to the global rise in seafood demand and the need to maximise fish production sustainably. […]

ARIEL

Starting/ending date: 01/01/2018 – 31/12/2019
Total financing:  1,064,062 € (ERDF contribution 904,453€, Public contribution 159,609€)
European project (ADRION INTERREG)
Dr Dimitrios Damalas, Marine Biological Resources

Promoting small scAle fisheRIes and aquaculture transnational networking in Adriatic-Ionian macroregion (ARIEL). […]

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“Gyaros MPA” fisheries knowledge survey: assessing a pristine Mediterranean biodiversity hotspot

Starting/ending date: 01/01/2018 – 31/12/2020
Financing:  250,000 € (MAVA Foundation – Switzerland)
Privately funded project
Dr Dimitrios Damalas, Marine Biological Resources

The “Gyaros MPA Fisheries Knowledge Survey” aspires to set the cornerstone for an effective future management and monitoring plan of the Gyaros island marine reserve, […]