Highlights from the European Maritime DayMaritime 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.
New study provides ecosystem indicators for fisheriesNewly published study "Selecting ecosystem indicators for fisheries targeting highly migratory species" focuses on defining a list of ecosystem indicators to monitor impacts of fisheries.
New study on the conservation and management of oceanic sharks and raysSharks 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.
AMALIA: turning threats into opportunitiesWhen 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.
Study: Presence and role of women in fisheries in the Mediterranean and the Black SeaWomen 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".
New study recommends creating an umbrella fund for supporting blue economyThe “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.
Lab4Dive: towards a better knowledge of the underwater worldImagine 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.
EASME managed projects to pitch their innovations at the Blue Invest in MaltaThe 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.
The European Commission to invest €15,1 million in new maritime projects22 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.