Economic weight

With its €13 million budget, 180 permanent staff, 1000 students a year and 500 researchers from all over the world, the Oceanological Observatory of Banyuls-sur-Mer is a major economic partner in its territory.

Blue economy

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With its expertise, its international influence, its resources at sea, its technological platforms, its membership of France's leading research organization, the CNRS, associated with the first European University, Sorbonne University, the Oceanological Observatory of Banyuls-sur-Mer is a major player in the blue economy in the department.

Economic development

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With its Startup's Incubator, under agreement with the CCI of Perpignan, and registered in the Economic Developers' Club of the Pyrénées-Orientales, its panoramic amphitheater and fully equipped meeting rooms, the Oceanological Observatory of Banyuls-sur-Mer contributes to economic development by setting activity, added value and employment.

Scientific and Business Tourism

With its aquarium, its annual exhibition l'Art'Cherche, its future scientific walk, the Oceanological Observatory of Banyuls-sur-Mer positions itself on scientific and business tourism.

Observatoire Océanologique
de Banyuls-sur-Mer
1 avenue Pierre Fabre
66650 Banyuls-sur-Mer
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