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. 

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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 thinking regarding marine litter. There will also be presentations on...

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...
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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

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