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Privacy statement of the BBF Newsletter

The article provides details on how personal data collected through the BBF newsletter are being used and stored.

Last update: 15/07/19

Launch of the Public Consultation on the Roadmap for a Blue Bioeconomy

Read to find the draft roadmap and take part in the consultation, until 31 August 2019.

Last update: 15/07/19

The results of the consultation workshops for the new Atlantic Action Plan

The consultation process was structured into five workshops – one per Atlantic Member State. Each workshop focussed the discussions on a number of issues of high importance to Atlantic stakeholders.

Last update: 12/07/19

Event report: Blue Bioeconomy Forum 25 June Conference

In attachment, readers can download the event report of the second BBF stakeholder event.

Last update: 11/07/19

Ireland's Marine Institute looking for a CEO

The Marine Institute is the State agency responsible for marine research, technology development and innovation in Ireland. It is currently seeking suitable applicants for the position of Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”). Deadline for applications: Tuesday, 6th August 2019 at 5pm GMT.

Last update: 09/07/19

Study foresees promising future for seaweed

The study, Phycomorph European Guidelines for a SUstainable Aquaculture of Seaweeds, was produced by the EU-funded Phycomorph project, which aims to bring together EU research on seaweed.

Last update: 03/07/19

Blue bioeconomy projects benefit from range of accelerator options

Blue bioeconomy entrepreneurs and start-up companies have an increasing range of possibilities to choose from when seeking early-stage support for their projects.

Last update: 03/07/19

Blue investment booster starts up

The Blue Invest platform, set up with financial support from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF), will provide a range of support for blue economy small companies and entrepreneurs. Daniela Cedola, which will manage the Blue Invest platform, outlined the opportunities for those with strong blue economy business ideas.

Last update: 02/07/19

First ways forward for the blue bioeconomy

Around 140 stakeholders were spread around the 10 table-topics set up for the three-rounds of World Café exchanges on the BBF’s proposed Roadmap for the Blue Bioeconomy. By necessity, participants were chosen for their vast experience and diverse backgrounds in the blue bioeconomy, including policymakers, national/regional bodies, industrial platers, and the researcher community.

Last update: 02/07/19

Some 'blue-tinted' magic at the Blue Bioeconomy Forum Conference

Summary of discussions during the Blue Bioeconomy Forum conference on 25 June 2019 in Brussels

Last update: 02/07/19