Stakeholder consultation for development of biobased aquaculture ropes

The BIOGEARS Project is seeking stakeholder input and views for the potential implementation of biobased ropes in the European aquaculture sector.

BIOGEARS is an EASME EMFF funded project, under the Call Topic: EMFF-01-2018 Blue Labs: innovative solutions for maritime challenges. BIOGEARS aims to provide the European aquaculture sector with biobased, biodegradable ropes that are durable, marketable and fit-for-purpose, and hence have a highly reduced carbon footprint along the whole value chain.

IPBES call for nomination of experts in scoping of a methodological assessment of business and biodiversity

The Plenary of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has announced a call for experts to participate in Platform workshop for 26-30 April 2021 that will be focussed ona methodological assessment of the impact and dependence of business on biodiversity and nature’s contributions to people. This workshop may be followed by one or more physical meetings later in 2021. 

IPBES Call for Nominations of Experts

The Plenary of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has announced a call for experts to participate in Platform workshop for 12-15 January 2021 that will be focussed on "Modelling Nature Futures Scenarios". This workshop may be followed by one or more physical meetings later in 2021. The workshop follows on from the draft Nature Futures Framework developed by the IPBES task force on scenarios and models.

Call for Blue Growth startups to join mentorship programme

The SUBMARINER Network has launched a call for startups within Blue Growth to apply for its Blue Growth Accelerator programme, in which successful applicants would receive mentorship and matchmaking with experts in their respective fields.

While the Accelerator is focused on the Baltic Sea region, it is open to researchers and organisations from across Europe.

An online pitching and matchmaking event for the Accelerator will be held on 4 June 2020.