Dear Members of the Black Sea SRIA group, dear colleagues,
Please find in attachment the draft_agenda_-_black_sea_sria_-_27_september_2019_-_brussels.docx of the 10th meeting of the Blue Growth Initiative for Research and Innovation in the Black Sea (BS SRIA) which will take place on the 27th of September in Brussels. The main purpose of the meeting will be to discuss future steps and update you about the Black Sea CONNECT project which will support the implementation of the SRIA and the development of the whole initiative process.
On the same occasion we will be celebrating the European Research and Innovation Days - the first annual policy event of the European Commission which will bring together stakeholders to debate and shape the future research and innovation landscape. It is indeed the first event of this kind, and we are very happy to celebrate it together with the group. The R&I Days programme comprises the following main elements:
You can find details of the programme and other useful information here: https://ec.europa.eu/info/research-and-innovation/events/upcoming-events/european-research-and-innovation-days_en
Associated to the R&I Days we will also have the Ocean Plastics Lab exhibition (OPL), an international travelling exhibition which shows how science can contribute to tackle the problem of the of plastics in the oceans. Info here: https://oceanplasticslab.net/
You are most welcome to participate in all these events. They are taking place in the same area of the city (Quái des Péniches/Avenue du Port) and easily reachable from your Hotel.
In summary, the programme of the week for the group will be the following:
With best regards,
Ana Teresa on behalf of the EU Team
Ana Teresa CAETANO
DG Research & Innovation
Unit F4 - Marine Resources