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ERA-MBT Stakeholder meeting: Marine Biotechnology - enabling future innovations

The Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET will hold a stakeholder meeting in Brussels, coinciding with the launch of the recently completed European Marine Biotechnology Research and Innovation Roadmap. The meeting builds on the key elements of the Roadmap and will feature a wide range of speakers from international industry and the research community. 

The event will run from 9:00 to 17:00 on 13th October and from 9:00 to 13:00 on 14th October and comprises 6 sessions. The event is open for all stakeholders and can be attended for free.

Be Smart, Think Blue Conference & Brokerage Event 2016

The ‘Be Smart, Think Blue’ Conference and Brokerage Event 2016 is a two part event taking place in the beautiful Polish city of Gdansk on the 19th and 20th September 2016. The event offers the full range of stakeholders in the area of marine and maritime research the opportunity to interact with the Smart Blue Regions initiative (19th September 2016) and to establish contacts with potential partners to address open calls for Blue Growth research proposals in Horizon 2020 (20th September 2016). The event is free of charge.

Using a systematic conservation planning approach to enhance the marine spatial planning process in Europe

Decision support tools which map human uses and nature conservation can assist in overcoming spatial planning problems in an integrated management way. Moving to a co-ordinated management approach to coastal and maritime areas ensures an efficient use of marine resources. Eight participants will meet at the Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research (ILVO) to address this area.