EMBRIO (Enhancing Marine Biodiversity Research in Indonesia) is a network initiative initiated by the Vice Rector for Research and Collaboration of the Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) and coordinated by Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences (FFMS-IPB), to promote scientific innovation based on marine biodiversity resources and to strengthen counteractions against marine biodiversity loss. EMBRIO aims to grow into an Indonesia-wide network with strategic international partners and a “Center of Excellence” in Indonesian Marine Biodiversity Research. The EMBRIO is coordinate by the IPB faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences (IPB-FPIK).
EMBRIO International Summer Course (EISC) is an annual summer course which was established in 2016. This credit-bearing short course is one of the EMBRIO main activities which aims at strengthening our international network as well as delivering knowledge in Indonesian marine biodiversity related studies. Accordingly, EISC program will give an overview of the diversity of marine organisms and their interactions in a various aquatic ecosystems, highlight significant roles of marine biodviersity in biotechnologies innovation and create a fundamental understanding among the participants for the significance of sustaining this treasure for future generations, specifically in tropical region.