ECORD research grants

The European Consortium for Ocean Research Drilling (ECORD) is sponsoring merit-based awards for outstanding young scientists to conduct innovative research related to the International Ocean Discovery Program. The research may be directed toward the objectives of upcoming or past DSDP/ODP/IODP expeditions, using core material and/or data.

Call to Join the Mediterranean Sea Programme for the Decade

The Italian Oceanographic Commission (COI) is preparing a proposal for a Mediterranean Programme to be submitted to the UNESCO/IOC first Call for Actions for the Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.

Called The Science We Need for the Mediterranean Sea We Want (SciNMeet), this proposed programme aims to address major regional challenges and gaps in knowledge by:

2020 Call for proposals to the Marine Strategy Framework Directive

The new call for proposals from the European Commission within the framework of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive has been announced.  In 2020, the theme selected for this Call for Proposals is "Support the preparation of the next 6-year cycle of MSFD implementation through the marine strategies". It concerns in particular the articles to be reported in 2024 to the European Commission, i.e. articles 8, 9 and 10 of the DCSMM: 

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.