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
Katie Cavell
Cornwall Brussels Office
Aki Ishiwa
Emilia Romagna Region - ASTER Research and Innovation Agency
Sylwia Skwara
Pomorskie Regional EU Office

Next Working Group

Blue Growth WG - LeaderSHIP strategy

Tuesday, 30 April, 2019 -
14:00 to 16:30
TBC
Please note the change of time for the meeting  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 currently looking for a venue - if you would like to host please get in touch with Anna at the Secretariat (anna.tranberg@errin.eu) Registration and agenda will...

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”. At this meeting we will have a presentation from the Blue Bioeconomy Forum on the draft document. There will...

Last Working Group Meeting

Blue Growth WG Meeting - Blue Cloud Pilot

Thursday, 18 October, 2018 - 09:30
Turkish Research and Business Organisations, Avenue de l’Yser 5, 1040 Etterbeek
This Blue Growth Working Group meeting will look at marine data sharing initiatives and projects. We will start with exploring the developments of the Blue Cloud Pilot proposed by the European Commission, followed by three other initiatives namely EMODNet, BlueBRIDGE Project, and NEREUS.  Finally, we will also discuss the planning for next year.  Please register your attendance via the sign up button until the 16 October.  We look forward to seeing you! Please find the presentations from the...

I&I WG: Investment Platforms

Tuesday, 29 May, 2018 - 10:30
House of the Dutch Provinces (Rue de Treve 59-61, Brussels)
  The I&I WG is pleased to invite you to a WG meeting on Investment Platforms on 29th May. This meeting is co-organised with the Bioeconomy WG, the Smart Cities WG and the Blue Growth WG, as the investment platforms presented and discussed during the meeting touch upon all these thematic areas. The event will particularily look into the URBIS – Urban investment advisory platform, as well as the newly announced Circular Economy Platform. The agenda of the meeting is attached herewith. To...
latest presentation & Posts

Pre-announcement – third call for Region Västra Götaland’s researcher mobility program, MoRE2020

Region Västra Götaland announces a forthcoming call for experienced researchers to submit research
Friday, May 18, 2018

Blue Growth Publications

On this page, you can download some of the latest brochures published by DG MARE and DG RTD in the
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

MISSION: Plastic Free Oceans

The European Parliament Intergroup on Seas, Rivers, Islands and Costal Areas supports an ambitious
Tuesday, April 10, 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

Europe: the Ocean and Feeding the World

At the rate that the world population is growing, more and healthy food will be need by 2050.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

#BlueInvest2018

#BlueInvest2018 is a matchmaking event, organised by the European Commission, that brings together
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Blue Growth WG: Blue Project Development

We are very happy to invite you to the next Blue Growth WG meeting which will take place on 16 May
Wednesday, May 16, 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

Financing the Circular Bioeconomy

An EIB study, published in June 2017 (link to study), identified funding gaps in two key areas of
Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Coastal Tourism Network Kick-off

The municipality of Varde, Denmark hereby invites you to a kick-off for a new coastal tourism
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Information Meeting for Maritime Stakeholders

The next stop for our European Maritime Day cruise is on 31st of May and 1st of June 2018 in sunny
Monday, October 09, 2017

Creating Networks for the Transition to a Bio-based and Circular Economy

We are happy to invite you to join a webinar organised by CommBeBiz project.  The webinar will
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Current Policy Issues in Maritime and Port Safety and Security

The three EUSBSR Flagship projects ChemSAR, HAZARD and DiveSMART Baltic, are organizing a
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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

EU Green Week 'Green jobs for a greener future'-HIGH LEVEL CONFERENCE IN BRUSSELS

EU Green Week is an annual debate where European environmental policy is discussed. Organised by
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
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