Ifremer is France's national public institute for marine research. It is one of the most integrated marine research institutes with the broadest range of skills and expertise worldwide. Underwater technologies, biodiversity, fisheries science and aquaculture, coastal environments, mineral resources, biotechnologies and operational oceanography are all part of its research missions and its areas of skill and excellence.
Ifremer's integrated instrument platform Tempo-Mini has been deployed at NEPTUNE's Endeavour site and Ifremer's piezometer instrument was installed at NEPTUNE's Cascadia Basin site. Ifremer has also provided engineering and technology consultation for Ocean Networks Canada.