Maritime Forum

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Last update: 11/05/19

Key learnings from the Blue Bioeconomy Forum March working groups

While the BBF working groups are divided across topics, challenges and ways forward often overlap, and this summary aims at giving a first glimpse of what the Roadmap may include.

Last update: 03/04/19

Save the Date: Blue Bioeconomy Forum Second Conference

BBF second stakeholder event will take place in Brussels on 25 June

Last update: 03/04/19

A green and blue revolution to save the planet and our health

Interview with Pierfrancesco Morganti: how to move towards sustainable biobased plastics and making the most of fish waste

Last update: 01/04/19

Making the most of marine invaders

A Blue Bioeconomy success story: the EU-funded Amalia project has developed ways to create value out of invasive seaweeds

Last update: 01/04/19

8th meeting for developing a Blue Growth Initiative for Research and Innovation in the Black Sea

Objectives: to finalise the SRIA content and prepare it for discussion with the broader stakeholder community at the regional seminar for blue economy on the 19 March in Istanbul

Last update: 04/03/19

Study to support investment for the sustainable development of the blue economy

Competitive multiple framework service contracts for the provision of studies related to the future development of cohesion policy and the ESI funds (Lot 3) : investment platform recommendation - Study

Last update: 01/03/19

Community of Practice Workshop Algae production in Europe: status, challenges and future developments

This workshop will bring together relevant specialists from the Commission services and experts from the algae industry to discuss the following topics: Availability and quality of information on the algae production in Europe; The regulatory framework related to algae production and commercial applications with a particular focus on food but also non-food algae uses; The constraints, needs and opportunities for the sustainable development of the sector.

Last update: 25/02/19

Blue Bioeconomy Forum Newsletter #3: the Forum takes off

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: 20/02/19

Towards a Common Maritime Agenda for the Black Sea, Regional Stakeholder Seminar on Blue Economy, 19 March 2019, Istanbul, Turkey

The benefit of regional maritime cooperation and innovation in marine research will again be at the heart of the discussions and how this can be translated into practical advantages for the countries and the coastal communities in the Black Sea. A series of national round tables in various Black Sea coastal countries held in 2018 gathered already the first ideas at national level. On this basis and with the contribution of the stakeholders of the region we will try to refine the objectives and the concrete actions needed to support the blue economy in the region and shape the Common Maritime Agenda.

Last update: 12/02/19