t is our pleasure to welcome you, on behalf of the European Society of Marine Biotechnology (ESMB) and of the University of Malaga (UMA), to the European Congress of Marine Biotechnology (ECMB2023), which will be held on November 22-24, 2023, at the Faculty of Science of UMA, Malaga, Spain.
ESMB was established in France on 26th April 1995 to promote marine biotechnology in Europe in the sectors of high education, research, institutions, and industries.
ESMB disseminate the principles of the marine biotechnology through conferences, webinars, workshop and promotes training actions for students, thanks to a strong network among Universities and European research laboratories, with the aim to support the development of new professional skills, that can represent the new key players in the civil society, to drive a sustainable use of marine resources and blue growth.
UMA is an international University, cosmopolitan, involved in international scientific projects, which is committed to scientific development and innovation as a way to bring progress to society, standing out in the last years for the promotion of mobility and the effort to attract international talent. Forty years after being established, it has more than 55,000 students, 58 undergraduate degrees, 53 Master's degrees, 278 research groups and it has obtained 45 registered patents. Innovation, dynamism, and internationalization are the principles that mark the history of the UMA, and, at the same time, the goal established by the university is to overcome current difficulties and strengthen its knowledge service, for society, and the future.