Registration is now open for the #BalticBlueBioAlliance Matchmaking Event taking place in Helsinki, Finland on 26–27 October 2016. The event will feature ample time for both organised matchmaking and informal networking, with European experts from across the blue biotechnology sector adding their insights.
The Maritime Institute in Gdańsk, project partner of the Smart Blue Regions project, in cooperation with the national contact point (NCP) networks BioHorizon and ETNAplus, is organising the „Be Smart, Think Blue“ conference on the 19th and 20th September 2016 in Gdansk.
The SUBMARINER Network's managing director Angela Schultz-Zehden is "Woman of the year in the Blue Economy". She received this award during the Blue Economy Business Awards 2016 ceremony which was part of the European Commission's Blue Economy Business and Science Forum in Hamburg, Germany on 12 September 2016.
Anke Spoorendonk, Minister of Justice, Culture and European Affairs of the State of Schleswig-Holstein visited GEOMAR-Biotech on 30 August 2016. A special focus of her visit rested on the Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance project, which is coordinated by the GEOMAR-Biotech.
For anyone in the blue biotechnology sphere, Helsinki is the place to be on 26–27 October this year! Don't miss the #BalticBlueBioAlliance matchmaking event organised by the Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance and hosted by the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE). The event will feature ample time for both organised matchmaking and informal networking, with expert speakers from across the sector adding their insights.
Co-locating different maritime activities – such as offshore wind parks and mariculture – in one place can generate environmental, spatial, economic as well as societal benefits. At the same time, the concept is also hampered by numerous real or 'perceived' barriers, such as regulatory, operational, environmental, health and safety, societal and legal aspects.
Swedish public service broadcaster SVT reports about the mussel farm in Östergötland's St. Anna archipelago and the mussel farming project Baltic Blue Growth in its regional news for East Sweden. Reporter Christian Zetterdahl joined the project partners during their field trip to one of the six farms that form the basis for the three-year project.
Prof. Deniz Tasdemir – director of GEOMAR Biotech – has been awarded the Waters Award for Excellence in Natural Products Innovation. GEOMAR is both a founding member of the SUBMARINER Network and the lead partner of the project Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance. Prof. Tasdemir was given the award in recognition of her collective body of research in the field of natural products innovation, where she is an internationally recognised expert.
The European Commission has announced the finalists for the Blue Economy Business Awards 2016 - and the SUBMARINER Network for Blue Growth EEIG has landed a double nomination! In recognition of its contribution to developing innovation in the sector, the network is nominated as Blue Economy Business of the Year, along with two other finalists.