Posts Category: Current

Commission Action Plan for Innovation in the ‘Blue Economy’

EC presents plan to help use ocean resources sustainably and drive growth and jobs in Europe Source: EUROPA, Press release database The Commission action plan proposes to: Deliver a digital map of the entire seabed of European waters by 2020. Create an online information platform, to be operational before the end of 2015, on marine research… Read more »

EurOCEAN 2014 conference

Save the date of October 7-9 in your diaries for the EurOCEAN 2014 conference, which is taking place in Rome. The EurOCEAN 2014 conference will focus on the grand challenges of marine and maritime research and policy. Bringing together marine scientists from a broad range of disciplines with policymakers, industry and NGOs, a key output… Read more »

European Marine Board publication: Navigating the Future IV

In its new position paper, Navigating the Future IV, the European Marine Board scans the horizon to anticipate emerging societal challenges and corresponding future research priorities concerning the seas and oceans. Navigating the Future IV can be downloaded at:

A new start for EuroGOOS

At the EuroGOOS Annual meeting on 23 November 2012, it was agreed to start the process of creating a new EuroGOOS International Non-Profit Organisation, under Belgian Law. Several EuroGOOS members have already signed the founding declaration, and the new organisation, officially known as EuroGOOS AISBL (Association Internationale Sans But Lucratif), will be established in Brussels as of February… Read more »