Video: Europe aims to multiply the offshore wind power capacity by 30 timesThe European Green Deal aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. Considering that 75% of greenhouse gasses in Europe come from fossil fuels, expanding new sources of “green, blue” power is needed. That’s the aim of the European Offshore Renewable Strategy.
Joining forces to restore marine biodiversityCoastal and marine ecosystems are among the most productive and biodiverse. They have the potential to mitigate climate change impacts through carbon capture and storage (known as “blue carbon”), to provide coastal protection and improve climate resilience.
BlueInvest Day connects over 1000 ocean stakeholdersThe 2021 online edition of the BlueInvest day on 26 January brought together over 1000 companies, investors and stakeholders for a sustainable blue economy.
EU Industry Days 2021: join EASME projects at the virtual exhibition and vote for the best!From 23 to 26 February, 43 EU projects will take part in the virtual exhibition of the EU Industry Days and have the opportunity to interact with many stakeholders as industry, policy makers, EU SMEs and find potential synergies.
Blue Economy Window call 2020: find all the material from the EMFF Info DayAt the Blue Economy Window call Info Day, practical information on the new call was provided. The EMFF call supports the sustainable development of the blue economy SMEs across the European Union.The overall budget for the call is €20 million and organisations can get up to 70% co-funding for their projects. Any for-profit SME based in the EU (single participant or a member of a consortium) can apply. The deadline of the call is 16 February 2021.
STARFISH 4.0 – Making small-scale fisheries more sustainableSmall-scale fisheries account for 50% of the global catch and 95% of the world’s fishers and yet, very little is known about how much is caught, which species and where. In this context, the EU has urged fisheries to adopt more sustainable practices and actively scouted for innovative ideas that aimed at modernising the fisheries control & enforcement system.