Blue Growth

Plan4Blue

The Plan4Blue project has developed four scenarios to depict how planning choices may affect people and the marine nature in the Gulf of Finland and the Archipelago Sea.

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

Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) for Blue Growth Technical Study

The Handbook presents a step-by-step approach to developing MSP indicators.

SeaGis 2.0

Creating underwater maps of the area to be used as a basis for MSP, particularly when investigating environmental protection areas such as Natura 2000 and ecosystem services. The seabed of the Baltic Sea is poorly mapped.

EUSAIR

EUSAIR was jointly developed by the EC, together with the Adriatic-Ionian Region countries and stakeholders, in order to address common challenges. The Strategy was adopted in 2014 together with its Action Plan.

The National Operational Programme "Research and Innovation" 2014-2020 is the instrument by which Italy contributes to the implementation of the Cohesion Policy of the European Union in favour of their most disadvantaged geographical areas.

The program promotes actions enhancing the potential of the blue economy and generating sustainable growth and new jobs in maritime sectors.

The Italy-Croatia CBC Programme’s overall objective is to increase the prosperity and the blue growth potential of the area.

The aim is to support strategic transnational partnerships to develop joint roadmaps at sea basin level in order to coordinate investments for innovation in a specific high potential blue growth technology, domain or value chain.

Study of Conditions of Spatial Development of Polish Sea Areas Study of Conditions of Spatial Development of Polish Sea Areas

Classification of underwater cultural heritage in terms of its usability for development of underwater tourism.

Bluemed

The Bluemed initiative fosters integration of knowledge and efforts to develop Blue Growth in the Mediterranean and promotes joint actions on relevant research and innovation priorities.

MEDTRENDS

The practice within the MEDTRENDS project illustrates and maps the main scenarios of maritime economic activities for the EU Mediterranean countries in the next 20 years.