Marine Bio-Resource Centre (MBRC) has conceptualized by the Gujarat state biotechnology Mission. The centre is being developed at Jamnagar. in collaboration with key state government organizations ? Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission, DST, GoG, Gujarat Ayurved university, Jamnagar, and Gujarat Forest Department. The main activities of Marine resource centre would be the Survey and data collection of the Marine Biodiversity of the State while long term objective would be - Characterization of the isolates, Ex-situ conservation of the marine biodiversity by sample preservation or cultivation or other methods, Creation of a gene bank for the same, Screening the marine microbial and planktonic flora for bioactive compounds & unique bioprocesses etc..