The Blue economy concept and the Blue Growth agenda as a set of strategic objectives, offer principles and guidance to identify blue economy potential for the cross-border Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) processes.
The purpose of the Initiative is to foster sustainable blue growth and jobs, improve safety and security and preserve ecosystems and biodiversity in the western Mediterranean region.
Think Tank North Sea
The Belgian State Secretary for the North Sea, attached to the Minister of Social Affairs and Public Health, has overseen the development of a Long term Vision Document for the Belgian Part of the North Sea 2050 through an integrated and participa
Union for the Mediterranean - UfM
The Virtual Knowledge Centre (VKC) is an online web portal designed for sharing knowledge and for supporting the development of the Blue Economy in the Mediterranean.
The call for proposals aims to fund a project that will focus on the restoration of damaged or degraded Mediterranean coastal and marine ecosystems in zones with a particularly high potential to provide a wide range of marine ecosystem services.
The call for proposals aims to support the reduction, monitoring and quantification, removal and recycling of marine litter. In particular, this call aims at supporting projects that develop methodologies and technologies to:
The call for proposals aims to support demonstration projects based on innovative technologies testing/deploying/scaling-up of new industrial or service applications and solutions for the blue economy.
Such support is important to:
Socio-Economic Marine Research Unit, NUI Galway, Ireland
The “Irelands Ocean Economy” series of reports have been produced the NUI Galway’s Socio-Economic Marine Research Institute and form part on an ongoing process of collection of subsequent analysis of marine socio-economic data.
This action aims at contributing to the development of an integrated observing system for the whole Mediterranean Sea building on existing facilities (remote sensing and in-situ) and initiatives, and addressing both the open sea and the coastal zo
The aim is to generate new knowledge to develop commercial solutions for improving the socio-economic and environmental sustainability of the seafood production and processing industry.
This call for proposals aims at finding demonstration projects to clean and lay the ground for a healthy ocean or sea and its coasts in any given large geographic area(s), including regional seas or semi-closed sea basins such as the Mediterranean
This action aims at designing a plan for the creation of a multi-stakeholder forum that would make possible to better understand the potential health benefits of marine and coastal ecosystems.