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What is Marine Biotechnology?
Marine biotechnology is the use of marine organisms, at the whole cell or molecular level, to provide products, technologies and processes that will benefit society.

Concept behind MARBIONC
The concept of MARBIONC here at UNCW is to develop new marine-based products/technologies that lead to:

MARBIONC Mission
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.

MARBIONC Vision
To position North Carolina’s marine biotechnology industry as a key component in reaching economic and environmental solutions on a global scale.

Scope of Marine Biotechnology


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