is Marine Biotechnology in North Carolina.

We are a R&D-based economic development program based at the University of North Carolina Wilmington that discovers, develops and markets new products and technologies derived from the sea.

Our Team is at the forefront of marine biotechnology research and development on marine natural products and researchers are uncovering their potential to treat or cure a variety of human diseases.

Our Mission is 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.

Our Vision is to position North Carolina's marine biotechnology industry as a key component in reaching economic and environmental solutions on a global scale.

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Transforming the mysteries of the deep into the miracles of the marketplace