Maritime Forum

Maritime Forum Themes


"Boosting the Competitiveness of Europe's Maritime Regions through Marine Science and Technology" (3.3)

Event date:
19/05/2010 - 11:15 to 13:00
Table of Contents

    The objective of the workshop is to synthesize and discuss the issue of the marine research infrastructures from a regional perspective. The following issues will be discussed:    

     - Marine research infrastructure gaps and needs and their link with the regional dimension: Insertion of marine research infrastructure in maritime basins;  

    - Socio-economic impact of marine research infrastructures at regional level: not only at the level of macro regions or at the level of maritime basins, but also at the level of the Regions themselves;  

    - Role of the European, national and regional authorities, science institutes and consortiums in the governance of the policy process around EU maritime infrastructures; the funding of maritime infrastructures – what are the Region doing today in the frame of their policies? Should and can the European Regional policy be used to support maritime research infrastructures?


    P R O G R A M M E

    Wednesday 19, 11:15-13:00

    Room: Sala Casona (Laboral)


    CHAIR: Jean-David Malo, Head of Unit Regions of Knowledge and Research potential, Directorate General Research, European Commission

    Peter Herzig, KDM and IFM-GEOMAR Director of the Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences, IFM-GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany and German Marine Research Consortium (KDM)   

    Jacques Binot, Eurofleet Coordinator, IFREMER

    Sorina Canea, Romanian Coordinator of the "Black Sea 2007-2013 Joint Operational Programme”

    Anders Carlberg, Region Vastra-Gotaland, Sweden (Maritime Affairs)



    (Lead: Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions  and German Marine Research Consortium (KDM) )