Stakeholders of innovative aquaculture from the South Baltic area are kindly invited to exchange their ideas and gain business contacts with actors from Denmark, Poland, Lithuania and Germany.
The conference will take place in Berlin, Germany on 27–28 September 2017. It will unite actors from the public, private and research domain working towards a blue bioeconomy throughout the Baltic Sea Region to showcase advances, to create synergies and stimulate active cooperation between the multitude of ongoing projects and initiatives in the region.
Whilst most were enjoying their summer holidays, Guldborgsund Zoo was a hive of activity, preparing together with DTI for the reception of 105 catfish (Clarias gariepinus) fingerlings – the inhabitants of the second phase of the Danish InnoAquaTech Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) demonstration and dissemination pilot, which is part of a temporary exhibition and will run for the next three months.
In Turku (Southwest Finland), local Smart Blue Regions project team got together for a midterm review on 16th August.
Watch this underwater footage of how the fundaments and ropes for the submerged Baltic Blue Growth mussel farm are installed. Placed in the open waters outside the Kurzeme coast in Latvia, the farm will have to withstand rapid water circulation and rough weather conditions. Therefore, the farm is submerged to a depth of about five metres.
Within the framework of the project Smart Blue Regions, Maritime Institute in Gdańsk together with Pomorskie in the EU Association (both project partners) organised a Consultation Seminar of Pomorskian Blue Growth Stakeholders on 18th July 2017.
The Baltic Blue Biotechnology has just published its new service offer brochure. It introduces our holistic approach to the blue biotechnology sector and the way in which we work with our business cases. Above all, it gives an overview of the specific services each of our institutions is able to offer.
The Smart Blue Regions project sparked up a lot of interest during the Smart Regions 2.0 Conference that gathered over 850 professionals in Helsinki to participate in a two day conference event on 1st and 2nd June 2017. The conference was organized by European Commission’s DG Regio (Directorate-General for Regional and Urban policy) and by the Finnish Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.