CIIMAR also develops science outreach activities with a variety of local partners at regional and international level.
The centre was the first Portuguese research centre to become member of the European Network of Science Centres and Museums (ECSITE), increasing its responsibility in the improvement of Ocean literary.
CMIA VILA DO CONDEEnvironmental Interpretation and Monitoring Centre (CMIA) through agreement with the City Council of Vila do Conde. Outreach activities includes temporary exhibitions, seminars, workshops performed regular in house and field trips for public of different ages.website
CMIA MATOSINHOSEnvironmental Interpretation and Monitoring Centre (CMIAs) through agreements with the City Council of Vila do Conde and Matosinhos. Outreach activities includes temporary exhibitions, seminars, workshops performed regular in house and field trips for public of different ages.website
PAVILHÃO DA ÁGUA - Águas do PortoCIIMAR and Water Pavilion develop several educational activities for schools and the general public along the school year.website
Estação Litoral da AgudaELA is a public aquarium and local fisheries museum created and managed by Michael Weber, a CIIMAR researcher. The ELA has currently more than 25,000 visitors per year and has a special relevance in what concerns Environmental Education Programmes for all ages.website
Aquamuseum do Rio MinhoThe AQUAMuseu is located in Vila Nova de Cerveira, in the area of Castelinho. The Aquamuseu has more than 30,000 vistors per year and comprises an aquarium that shows the most characteristics biota of river Minho, from the river spring to the estuary, and a fisheries museum that exhibits old and contemporary fishing gear and memorabilia related to the relation of the population with the river through the times. Its Director, José Carlos Antunes, is a CIIMAR researcher, and CIIMAR has been collaborating in several activities promoted by the AQUAMuseum.website
Câmara Municipal do PortoCâmara Municipal do Porto (CMP) is the public local authority of the city of Porto. Beside others measures and actions, CMP supports science education projects at schools, promoting contacts between researchers and students, through partnerships with laboratories and investigation centers. CIIMAR is involved in two outreach projects in Porto Schools: “ComCiência” and “Projeto SEI”.website
SEALIFE PortoCIIMAR and SEALIFE-Porto work together in several initiatives to promote science and environmental education especially in estuarine and marine areas; contribute to the recognition and conservation of the marine heritage of the Portuguese coastal region and promote scientific and technological research related to the ocean and its resources.website
European Marine Board Communications PanelCIIMAR is member of the European Marine Board Communication Panel (EMBCP), a pan-European platform for marine science communicators to promote Marine Board activities, to synergize outreach activities and to advocate ocean literacy.website