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Promoting and coordinating R&D and Innovation in the Ocean Economy Sector
by Mauritius Research Council (Government)
The Mauritius Research Council is committed to:
foster, promote and coordinate research, development and innovation, in line with the economic, technological and social needs of Mauritius;
encourage commercial utilisation of research, development and innovation, results in the national interest;
foster the development of a research culture;
promote science and technology; and
enhance private sector participation in research, development and innovation.
The Ocean Technology, Ocean Resources and Ocean Services is one of the priority area of the Council besides Renewable Energy; ICT/BPO/Telecommunications; Life Sciences (Health, Medical and Pharmaceutical); Manufacturing; Traffic Management; Social Issues and Agro-Industry.

The MRC is also committed to promoting and coordinating research in the area of Marine Renewable Energy, specifically on ocean wave and offshore wind energy.
Progress reports
Promoting Emerging Technologies and collaborative research and innovation in Ocean-related activities
Other, please specify
Access to time series base data over long periods, dependent on availability of data from different stakeholders
Other, please specify
Finance: Dependent on Government funds, Public-Private Partnerships and Loans/ Grants from Donors
Staff / Technical expertise
Human Resource: Dependent on national, regional and international experts
Basic information
Time-frame: 2005 - 2030 and beyond
Mauritius Research Council (lead entity)
Ocean Basins
  • Indian Ocean
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Arjoon Suddhoo, Dr, mrc@intnet.mu, +230 465 1235
Ebene, Mauritius
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