Maritime Forum

The EU's blue economy employs over 5 million people

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A new platform for the Baltic Blue Bioeconomy

Kick-off event of the new Blue Platform for the BSR project took place in Helsinki on 5-6 November.

Last update: 15/11/18

From green to blue … putting BBF in the frame

The ‘blue bioeconomy’ sector was out in force at the recent EU-hosted conference dedicated to presenting a collective ‘European way’ to achieving a truly ‘sustainable and circular bioeconomy’.

Last update: 31/10/18

Meeting Summary: 6th Experts' meeting towards SRIA for the Black Sea/ Bucharest, 5.10.2018

We would like to thank those of you who could join us in Bucharest for the 6th meeting for developing a Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) for the Black Sea basin on 5 October. We would also like to thank the Romanian Government representatives and our hosts from GeoEcoMar for all their support for this work, especially in view of the upcoming Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU during the first half of 2019, when the SRIA will be launched.

Last update: 30/10/18

Meeting Summary: 5th Experts' meeting towards SRIA for the Black Sea, Burgas 30.5/ Next steps

We would like to start by thanking you again for all your hard work and your cooperation. Together, you have agreed on a balanced and comprehensive Burgas Vision Paper, a shared vision for a productive, healthy, resilient, sustainable and better valued Black Sea by 2030. Next meeting for developing a SRIA for the Black Sea - 5 OCT 2018, Bucharest

Last update: 30/10/18

OCEAN HEALTH: MONEY WELL SPENT

As we approach the end of this financial period and debate the shape of the next one, here is an overview of what is being done with the share of the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund that is not divided up among EU countries but is devoted directly to the Integrated Maritime Policy, to ocean governance and to the blue economy. This share amounts to €292 million for the period 2014-2020 - roughly 4.5% of the overall European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (€6.4 billion) - and has been devoted to the most pressing issues (both environmental and economic) that our seas are facing today.

Last update: 24/10/18

State of Play of the Blue Bioeconomy: Report's abstract

This short overview is a teaser for the state-of-play report that will be available soon. It highlights the key challenges of the Blue Bioeconomy

Last update: 19/10/18

Finland, Portugal and Spain announce collaboration on Blue Bioeconomy

On 1 October 2018, Finland, Portugal and Spain have announced further collaboration on Bioeconomy, and more especially in the Blue Bioeconomy sector

Last update: 16/10/18

The new Bioeconomy Strategy of the European Commission has been published!

On 11 October 2018, the Commission has put forward an action plan to develop a sustainable and circular bioeconomy that serves Europe's society, environment and economy.

Last update: 12/10/18

Investment readiness of new products and services in the blue economy

criteria developed under a market study for the blue economy

Last update: 03/10/18

Blue Bioeconomy Forum Newsletter #2: Autumn edition

Subscribe to our three-monthly newsletter to receive a recap of upcoming blue bioeconomy events, recent publications, and the best of our news articles, showcasing successful business stories, promising innovations and the latest advancements in the blue bioeconomy sectors

Last update: 03/10/18

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