Maritime Forum

The bioeconomy comprises those parts of the economy that use renewable biological resources from the sea – such as fish, algaeand micro-organisms – to produce food, feed, materials, energy and medicine

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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

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

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

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