Maritime Forum

The EU's blue economy employs over 5 million people

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The BBF Stakeholder Event Report is available!

The event report includes information on participants, discussions and results of the working groups.

Last update: 11/02/19

Colloquium on the Challenges of Unexploded Munitions in the Sea, 20 February 2019, Brussels

A discussion on the unexploded munitions and other military ordonnance dumped on the seabed, which continues to be a source of concern all around the world.

Last update: 07/02/19

Blue Invest in the Mediterranean 2019

See what happened in Malta on 24 January 2019 during this match-making event that brought together innovators and the financial community to sustainably develop the Blue Economy of the Mediterranean Sea basin, while protecting its marine resources: pitch projects presentations, photos, videos, articles.

Last update: 29/01/19

Blue Bioeconomy Forum Activities October – December

Official launch, first stakeholder event, draft State of Play report, how to join the Community, working groups and pipeline of projects

Last update: 19/12/18

Multi-use ocean platforms: an emerging concept

In crowded seas such as those around the European Union – including, for example, the Baltic Sea, the North Sea and the Mediterranean – pressures on the environment are building and space is at a premium. In managing these areas, the interests of different economic sectors, including fishing, energy, shipping and tourism, must be considered.

Last update: 18/12/18

Landing the blue bioeconomy, challenges and solutions

From the bounties of the sea to the endless power of blue energy, awareness of the blue bioeconomy is growing by the day. But one promising sector struggles to establish its ‘blue’ credentials and faces unique challenges largely because of one detail … it is an ‘out of sea’ experience. That sector is fish farming and mixed agri- and aquaculture.

Last update: 18/12/18

Charting the Blue Bioeconomy Forum roadmap, together

The Blue Bioeconomy Forum first stakeholder event took place on 7 December. Read for highlights of the day.

Last update: 12/12/18

Tourism strategy - reality check

taking stock of what has been achieved since 2014

Last update: 10/12/18

Blue Bioeconomy Forum Pipeline of projects

scope and eligibility criteria

Last update: 06/12/18

7 December event: details on the first Blue Bioeconomy Forum working groups' meeting

On 7 December, the working groups of the BBF will meet at the occasion of our first stakeholder event. This article provides further introduction to the working group sessions.

Last update: 29/11/18