EASME news

  • Maritime Spatial Planning session at the European Day in Lisbon
    20/05/2019

    Highlights from the European Maritime Day

    Maritime stakeholders from all over Europe gathered on 16 and 17 May in Lisbon at the European Maritime Day. Read the highlights from the event to grasp what is currently going on in the blue sector.
  • 17/05/2019

    New study provides ecosystem indicators for fisheries

    Newly published study "Selecting ecosystem indicators for fisheries targeting highly migratory species" focuses on defining a list of ecosystem indicators to monitor impacts of fisheries.
  • 25/04/2019

    New study on the conservation and management of oceanic sharks and rays

    Sharks data collection and reporting knew many improvements in recent years, but differences remain in terms of species and figures. A new study on the conservation and management of oceanic sharks and rays has just been published.
  • 11/03/2019

    AMALIA: turning threats into opportunities

    When facing a threat, we can face it or run away. But what about to turn in into an opportunity? The  AMALIA project funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) has taken this statement as its motto when addressing invasive alien seaweeds species and ensuring their sustainable exploitation. 
  • 07/03/2019

    Study: Presence and role of women in fisheries in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea

    Women play an active role in the fisheries and aquaculture sector. Although their work essential for the sector, themselves might not be even visible, claims the Study of the presence and role of women in fisheries in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea".
  • 04/03/2019

    New study recommends creating an umbrella fund for supporting blue economy

    The “Study to support investment for the sustainable development of the blue economy” sets out recommendations to address major market failures to supply capital to high potential, innovative and sustainable marine and maritime businesses. The study makes a strong case for a Blue Economy Investment Platform to channel blended public and private finance into promising projects.
  • 26/02/2019

    Lab4Dive: towards a better knowledge of the underwater world

    Imagine you could use your GPS underwater. How many paths would appear in front of your eyes?Wouldn’t it feel like being aboard Captain Nemo’s Nautilus from Jules Verne’s novel? Discovering archaeological and cultural heritage, without having to go twenty thousand leagues under the sea. 
  • 06/02/2019

    108 projects seek funding under the EMFF Blue Economy call 2018

    The Executive Agency for SMEs received 108 proposals for the EMFF Blue Economy call before the deadline 31 January 2019.
  • 15/01/2019

    EASME managed projects to pitch their innovations at the Blue Invest in Malta

    The European Commission is bringing back its successful Blue Invest event. On 24 January innovators in the field of Blue Economy will meet the financial community at the match-making event in Malta. Innovative projects funded by EASME managed EIC SME Instrument and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund will participate in the pitching session.
  • Sustainable Blue Economy call - results
    11/01/2019

    The European Commission to invest €15,1 million in new maritime projects

    22 new sustainable blue projects have been selected for funding by the European Commission under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF). 104 companies from 22 countries will share €15.1 million.  

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