The project aims to the reinforcement of the research (lab and field) infrastructure of the Institute of Marine Biological Resources of the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research in order to perform better in its new position in the management of the Mediterranean fisheries. The project will be conducted in 5 sessions: (1) Computers and software (2) Lab and field instruments (3) Instruments for the R/V FILIA (4) Communications (5) Subcontracting and maintenance expenses.