PESI consists of 40 full and ten non-contracted partners participating in the Focal Point work programme. The non-contracted partners are checklist associates across Europe, involved with the PESI consortium on a voluntary basis. These partners are referred to as associate Focal Points.
PESI unites the two major European experts networks on marine and animal taxonomy, previously integrated in the Society for the Management of Electronic Biodiversity Data (SMEBD).
Focal Point Networks
PESI unites three European Focal Points Networks: