Lead Organization: Jacob University, Germany
Duration: 2012 – 2015
ICES contact: Neil Holdsworth, Head of Data and Information
Micro B3 develops innovative bioinformatic approaches and a legal framework to make large-scale data on marine viral, bacteria; archaeal and protists genomes and metagenomes accessible for marine ecosystems biology and to define new targets for biotechnological applications. Micro B3 builds upon a highly interdisciplinary consortium of 32 academic and industrial partners comprising world-leading experts in bioinformatics, computer science, biology, ecology, oceanography, bioprospecting and biotechnology, as well as legal aspects.
To establish interoperability between the Micro B3 bioinformatics analysis system and major Oceanographic Environmental data management systems
To provide Oceanographic Environmental data to the project
To support management and curation of environmental and ocean data