MARBIONC is Marine Biotechnology in North Carolina.

MARBIONC scientists use an efficient, three-step process to guide a product from the marine environment to the marketplace:
  1. Identify niche markets to ensure products are developed to meet specific needs.
  2. Assemble teams of MARBIONC researchers from science, business and academia that match the needs of the product with the specific needs of their partners.
  3. Provide infrastructure and support necessary to bring the new marine products to the marketplace.
Introducing a New Collection of Marine Algae

Over 750 living strains of Harmful or Noxious Algae

  • Seven classes, 33 + genera
  • Available as living cultures, lyophilized or moist pellets


  • Mass culturing: 10L, 100L photo-bioreactors or 2100L static
  • Analyses: Species Identification, Toxicity Assays, DNA sequencing

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To stimulate economic development in North Carolina through the discovery, development and marketing of new products and technologies derived from living organisms found in the sea.
To position North Carolina’s marine biotechnology industry as a key component in reaching economic and environmental solutions on a global scale.