Next Working Group
Friday, 18 October, 2019 -
09:30 to 13:00
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 thinking regarding marine litter. There will also be presentations on...
Last Working Group Meeting
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...
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...