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Call for Proposals for IMP-related actions in the Black Sea and the Mediterranean (Winners announced)

The main aim of this call is to support coordinated action in the context of the IMP, which will carry inter-sectoral and cross-border elements. The call seeks to promote mutual understanding, awareness-raising and joint responses to well-identified challenges hindering integration between maritime sectors in areas such as marine research, coastal and maritime tourism, maritime transport, marine environment, business and skills development, and clustering of maritime activities. Given these varied targets, the call will award one grant to each of the following actions:

Last update: 19/10/16

Study to investigate the state of knowledge of deep-sea mining

The study covers the current and latest state of knowledge of deep-sea mining, including the geological potential, the relevant technologies, the economic viability, the environmental implications, the legal regime, and an inventory of ongoing exploration and exploitation projects.

Last update: 01/02/18

Workshop: Towards the development of a strategic Environmental Management Plan for deep seabed mineral exploration and exploitation in the Atlantic basin

A workshop was held in Horta, Azores, 1-3 June 2015 in order to identify elements for a strategic Environmental Management Plan (EMP) for deep seabed mineral exploration and exploitation along the Atlantic in the international seabed Area

Start date: 01/06/2015 - 00:00
Last update: 01/02/18

Informal meeting on deep-sea mining

Commisison services presented an overview of ongoing activities

Start date: 09/02/2015 - 14:00
Last update: 01/02/18

Study on maritime clusters in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea

DG MARE has commissioned a study to provide policy makers at the EU and sea-basin levels an updated analysis of the current status and potential development of maritime clusters in the Mediterranean and Black Sea areas.

Last update: 27/06/18

Knowledge Innovation Communities and Blue Growth

Knowledge Innovation Communities aim to ensure that the three sides of the knowledge triangle – education, research, industry - work together on a common challenge to create the innovation that Europe needs to create jobs and growth. How can they support blue growth?

Last update: 01/10/14

New Frontiers - Ocean Minerals Exploration and Development Brussels June, 2014

presentations on current state of deep-sea mining

Last update: 14/09/14

Draft report on deep sea mining

covers geological, legal, economic, technological and environmental issues as well as an overview of ongoing and planed activity

Last update: 01/02/18

Evaluation of Regulation (EU) No 1255/2011 establishing a Programme to support the further development of an Integrated Maritime Policy objective (f) to support sustainable economic growth, employment, innovation and new technologies

output from projects financed by Regulation

Last update: 15/12/14

Blue growth study - marine biotechnology

final report of study carried out to support assessment of policy options for marine biotechnology

Last update: 01/02/18


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