NutraMara - the Marine Functional Foods Research Initiative - is a programme for marine based functional food development, which aims to mine marine bioresources including seaweeds (macroalgae), microalgae and marine processing by-products as well as aquaculture, for functional food ingredients that may benefit human health.

NutraMara is a key strategic initiative within the broad Irish National Marine Biotechnology Programme. Established as an all-Ireland, multidisciplinary research consortium, NutraMara focuses on developing scientific knowledge, capabilities and processes to assess and evaluate the potential of marine-origin bioactive compounds as components in functional foods and as food ingredients.

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News

Language is key in communicating the potential benefits of marine-derived functional foods and ingredients

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New Research funding for NutraMara

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The World Is Your Oyster: A Student-Focussed Workshop

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Events

The World is Your Oyster: How You Eat It Is Up To You

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