We have recevied funding from the EU, UKRI, Leverhulme Trust and several international sources.icons of funders


The Marine Biodiscovery Centre collaborates widely – some of the main collaborations we have are:


University of Tromso, Norway
University College Cork, Ireland
Danish Technical University, Copenhagen, Denmark
Wuhan University, China
University of the Western Cape, South Africa
University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
University of Leiden, the Netherlands
Wageningen University, the Netherlands
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
University of Oxford, UK
Kingston University, London
King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
University of Wollongong, Australia


GyreOx Ltd, Oxford, UK
AbsINT Ltd, Ostend, Belgium
Naicons SRL, Italy

Not-for-Profit Agencies

Sintef AS, Norway
REV Ocean, Norway
Fundacion Medina, Granada, Spain

Research Institutes

Fraunhofer Institute IME Screening Port, Munich, Germany
OpenScreen EU Infrastructure
IBP-CNR, Naples, Italy
Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Naples, Italy


Naturalis, Leiden
Natural History Museum, London

Non-Governmental Organisations

International Union for the Conservation of Nature
Deep Ocean Stewardship Initiative

Outreach and Public Engagement

Members of the Marine Biodiscovery Centre communicate their research to the public via outreach and public engagement events such as at schools, science centres and in public locations such as shopping centres. One example is ‘Build a Medicine’ an interactive educational experience designed to demonstrate basic principles of chemistry and biochemistry through engaging exhibitions to a wide range of audiences. Build a Medicine offers a participant-led experience by encouraging a dialogue between the academic researcher and the participant as the process of accomplishing the challenge occurs. The basic principles that are promoted are protein structure and molecular interactions.Marine Biodiscovery Centre students engage people in ‘Build a Medicine’

          Marine Biodiscovery Centre students engage people in ‘Build a Medicine’