The Blue Growth Working Group is focused on providing support to R&I regional strategies and priorities on blue growth. Foster participation in EU initiatives and programmes, taking into account S3, KET and sea basin strategies. 

Work Plan

ERRIN Contact

WORKING GROUP LEADER
Martine Elise Farstad
South Norway European Office in Brussels
Aki Ishiwa
Emilia Romagna Region - ART-ER Attractiveness Research Territory
Saara Nuotio-Coulon
Turku-Southwest Finland EU Office
Sylwia Skwara
Pomorskie Regional EU Office

Next Working Group

TBC
Innovative solutions to tackle marine litter The Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) requires EU Member States to ensure that, by 2020, "properties and quantities of marine litter do not cause harm to the coastal and marine environment". With the MFSD, the European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy and the Circular Plastics Alliance as a starting point this meeting will inform about the European Commission’s and the industry’s thinking regarding marine litter. There will also...

Last Working Group Meeting

Blue Growth WG - Blue Bioeconomy Forum

Monday, 3 June, 2019 -
14:00 to 16:30
Emilia-Romagna Region, Rue Montoyer 21, 1000 Brussels
In October 2018 the European Commission launched the Blue Bioeconomy Forum as a new tool to boost the blue bioeconomy in Europe. One of the objectives of the BBF is to develop a roadmap where they will “collectively identify strategic developments, market opportunities, appropriate financial assistance, regulatory actions and research priorities to advance the blue bioeconomy in Europe”. The roadmap will more specifically identify the needs of the sector both when it comes to regulation and...

Blue Growth WG - LeaderSHIP strategy

Tuesday, 30 April, 2019 -
14:00 to 16:30
Region of Crete, Rue Archimede 1, 1000 Brussels
Please note the change of time for the meeting - we are now meeting in the afternoon with a 14.00 start.  Welcome to the first Blue Growth WG meeting of the year!  This meeting will look at the state of play and future thinking regarding skills and innovation in the maritime sector with a particular focus on the move from the LeaderSHIP 2020 strategy to the LeaderSHIP 2030 strategy. We are happy to confirm that we will have DG GROW present to discuss the development of the new LeaderSHIP 2030...
latest presentation & Posts

Blue Growth WG - Innovative solutions to tackle marine litter

Innovative solutions to tackle marine litter The Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD)
Friday, October 18, 2019

Blue Growth WG - Blue Bioeconomy Forum

In October 2018 the European Commission launched the Blue Bioeconomy Forum as a new tool to boost
Monday, June 03, 2019

Blue Growth WG - LeaderSHIP strategy

Please note the change of time for the meeting - we are now meeting in the afternoon with a 14.00
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

IGLO Open “Bioeconomy as the next wave of the European economy”

About The Event IGLO is an informal association of Brussels-based non-profit R&D Liaison
Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Blue Growth WG Meeting - Blue Cloud Pilot

This Blue Growth Working Group meeting will look at marine data sharing initiatives and projects.
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Nordic technology developers learn through ocean deployment

Ocean Energy Sweden, together with Ocean Energy Europe, is organizing a workshop on 13 September 11
Thursday, September 13, 2018

I&I WG: Investment Platforms

  The I&I WG is pleased to invite you to a WG meeting on Investment Platforms on 29th May. This
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

EU sustainable energy week

The EU Sustainable Energy Week will be back for its 13th edition, from 4 to 8 June 2018 in Brussels
Monday, June 04, 2018

Information Day on Blue Growth calls under the EMFF

New calls for proposals will be open under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund to foster blue
Thursday, November 09, 2017

WG Leaders meeting

ERRIN is pleased to invite you to the half yearly ERRIN WG leaders meeting.   Agenda At the meeting
Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 Infoweek

The Research Executive Agency (REA), the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD)
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Blue Circular Economy WG

The next BIO and BIG joint WG will take place on 15th September and will focus on blue circular
Friday, September 15, 2017

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