Mauritius Research and Innovation Council
operating under the aegis of
Ministry of Information Technology, Communication and Innovation
Ocean and Marine Resources
Below is the list of ongoing funded initiatives in the priority area of Ocean and Marine Resources.
Utilisation of oyster shell waste into new value added products in Rodrigues to bolster sustainable economic and social growth
Assessment of the biodiversity on the submarine platform to the south of the South East Marine Protected Area (SEMPA), Rodrigues.
Assessing the impact of Wakashio on the mental health of the shore dependent population and implementation of a strategy to build resilience
Assessment of locally available processed lignocellulosic biomass fibres for natural remediation of oil spillage including restoration of coastal/marine environment and reuse of the waste oil-contaminated biomass for energy production
Does using corn steep liquor and Trichoderma harzanium in combination significantly speed up the bioremediation and recovery of mangroves post-Wakashio?
Modelling Oil Dispersion and Impacts on the Mauritian Ecosystem: MODIME
Design and development of a multi-functional robotic sea navigation, monitoring and intervention system
Monitoring and modelling of sea water quality in regions affected by the Wakashio oil spill
A local, innovative, indigenous, environmentally friendly, low cost technology for remediation of oil spill in coastal aquatic systems
Plant-assisted bacterial bioremediation as an innovative approach for targeting crude oil degradation