The core development team consists of Peter Rice, Alan Bleasby and Jon Ison and is housed at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI, Hinxton, UK); a centre for research and services in bioinformatics and part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL). EMBL-EBI is located on the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge. Peter runs the EBI Rice Group which houses the EMBOSS project. Alan is the senior developer and Jon is a developer and helps coordinate the project with Peter and Alan. EMBOSS has been supported by the Wellcome Trust, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and the Medical Research Council (MRC) and is currently supported by the BBSRC.