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Sustainable Blue Economy Call for Proposals - Information day

Event date:
09/11/2017 - 00:00
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    A new "Sustainable blue economy call" with a total budget exceeding €14 million will be published under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund by the end of October 2017. E


    When: 9 November 2017,  9:00 -17:30
    Where: Borschette Conference Center, Rue Froissart 36,  Brussels


    You will have the opportunity to meet our experts who will be ready to answer any of your questions. The Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella  will also be present. 

    Download the full Agenda.


    Sustainable blue economy call 

    The Sustainable blue economy call comprises 4 strands that promote fostering the blue economy across Europe:
    • Strand 1  Demonstration projects for the blue economy
    • Strand 2  Efficient strategies and technologies against marine litter
    • Strand 3  Blue networks for the Mediterranean 
    • Strand 4  Joint actions for a sustainable Blue economy in the Mediterranean
    Strands 1 and 2 support innovation, demonstration of projects and bringing research results closer to the market. Strand 2 focuses on projects proposing concrete solutions and technologies to fight marine litter.
    Strand 3 and 4 aim on strengthening cooperation between Europe and the Mediterranean sea-basin to increase capacity building and support joint actions to enhance the sustainability of the sea-basin. Moreover, they support of job creation, innovation and entrepreneurship in the blue economy. 
    For more detailed information check the extract from the amendement of the Work Programme 2017

    The launch of this call is an important concrete step to implement key Commission policy initiatives such as the Communication from the Commission: 

    The content of this page is for information purposes only. The relevant legal instruments and the text of the call shall take precedence over the information contained in this page. The European Commission or EASME does not accept responsibility for any use made of the information contained therein.