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
Eleni Hatziyanni
Region of Crete
Aki Ishiwa
Emilia Romagna Region - ASTER Research and Innovation Agency
Kristine Lunde-Tellefsen
South Norway European Office in Brussels
Sylwia Skwara
Pomorskie Regional EU Office

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

Water Test Network - Launch Event

Join us in Scotland House 11 December for the launch of this exciting new INTERREG North West
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Academia for the Ocean: How Academia is preparing the future workforce for Blue Growth worldwide

MEP José Inácio FARIA (EPP) will host the conference to discuss how Academia and Research &
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Europe on the move - Which route through innovation for industry and SMEs?

This event intends to give to European companies the opportunity to deepen the debate on the impact
Thursday, November 08, 2018

Scrubber Observatory Platform - Workshop on sustainable shipping technology to reduce air emissions from ships

The project partners of the EU-funded project Scrubbers: Closing the loop together with Region
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Blue growth - future perspectives for smart specialisation

The event showcases the opportunities and strengths as well as the territorial challenges within
Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Transforming our food systems to be more resilient and sustainable in the future – How to make most of the € 10 billion for Food & Natural Resources in Horizon Europe?

”Transforming our food systems to be more resilient and sustainable in the future – How to make
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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

The Baltic Sea Region - A Science Powerhouse

Background The Baltic Sea Region (BSR) is one of the most competitive, innovative science macro-
Monday, November 26, 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

The Role of Regions in the Transition towards a Circular Economy

      The role of regions in the transition towards a Circular Economy INFORMATION, INSPIRATION and
Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Conference on Ocean Microplastics Issue & the bio-based plastics solution

Ocean Microplastics have attracted increasing scientific, political and public concern as this
Wednesday, June 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

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