Maritime Forum

The Blue Bioeconomy Forum brings together a partnership of industry, public authorities, academia, and finance in order to strengthen Europe's competitive position in the emerging blue bioeconomy.

The aim of the forum is to develop a shared understanding of the current status of the emerging blue bioeconomy in Europe and to collectively identify strategic developments, market opportunities, appropriate financial assistance, regulatory actions and research priorities to advance the blue bioeconomy in Europe. The forum seeks to exploit synergies between blue bioeconomy sectors that can benefit from innovative uses of aquatic biomass. It looks into biomass sourcing for particular (novel) purposes, such as animal feed and feed additives, food products (functional, fermented or fried), pharmaceuticals, or cosmetics. Particular attention is also given to the valorisation and use of remainder for other applications (e.g. valorisation of chitin, shells and other bioactive components).

The Blue Bioeconomy Forum is composed of a steering group and several working groups, supported by a secretariat managed by Technopolis Group and Wageningen University and Research. To ensure the engagement of the wider community of stakeholders, consultations on promising new initiatives and the roadmap will be organised through open stakeholders’ events and open online discussions. Blue bioeconomy information and news can be found in the “News and events" section.

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Project funded under EASME/EMFF/2017/1.3.1.5./SI2.777939 MARINE BIOECONOMY FORUM

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BIOPROSP_19: Unlocking the potential of biomolecules from marine environments

Sustainable blue growth - products and services in a biobased blue economy (registration fee applies)

Start date: 25/02/2019 (All day)
Last update: 18/12/18

Conference: Landing Obligation 2019: What have we learned, what are the next steps?

H2020 project DiscardLess final conference

Start date: 30/01/2019 (All day)
Last update: 18/12/18

Conference 'The Role of Regions in fostering Blue Growth'

Regions have been at the forefront of Blue Growth across the Baltic Sea area. Whether it is for shipping, blue bio-technology, coastal tourism or aquaculture, regions have developed innovative approaches to enhance Blue Growth. This conference will build upon the results of several transnational projects that all aim to foster blue growth – from regions and for regions in the BSR.

Start date: 22/01/2019 (All day)
Last update: 18/12/18

JPI Oceans seminar

Increasing the impact of European investments in marine and maritime research - What’s on the Horizon?

Start date: 17/01/2019 (All day)
Last update: 18/12/18

STAR4BBI Webinar

Focus group webinar on algae and aquatic biomass for use in bio-based products

Start date: 15/01/2019 - 10:30
Last update: 18/12/18

First Event of the European Blue Bioeconomy Forum

The Blue Bioeconomy Forum hosted its first stakeholder event on 7th December 2018 in Amsterdam

Start date: 07/12/2018 - 08:30
Last update: 25/09/18

AlgaEurope 2018

Place: Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Start date: 04/12/2018 (All day)
Last update: 28/09/18

Seagriculture 2018 (7th International Seaweed Conference)

Place: Galway, Ireland

Start date: 06/11/2018 (All day)
Last update: 28/09/18

Sustainable and circular Bioeconomy, the European way

Place: Brussels, Belgium

Start date: 22/10/2018 (All day)
Last update: 28/09/18

Sea Tech Week

Place: Brest, France

Start date: 08/10/2018 (All day)
Last update: 03/07/18