The project team of Smart Blue Regions conducted a Baltic Sea Region wide study to identify blue growth cooperation opportunities in the blue fields of “Machinery and Technology”, “Energy” and “Life Science and Blue Medicine”.
On 27th June 2018, the BalticRIM project partners Iwona Pomian from National Maritime Museum in Gdańsk, Sallamaria Tikkanen from the Finnish Heritage Agency and Daniel Zwick from State Archaeology Department of Schleswig-Holstein attended the MUSES workshop.
Smart Blue Regions project partners, tourism development and marketing specialists, tourism cluster organizations and associations, local and regional authorities met in a transnational workshop “Coastal and maritime tourism- cooperation potential in the Baltic Sea Region”, 18- 19th June, 2018, in Jūrmala, Latvia. The workshop was organised by the Smart Blue Regions project and gathered more than 25 participants.
The first project developed and submitted by the SUBMARINER Network EEIG has just been awarded!
The Blue Platform project is a 3-years project that aims to capitalise on existing projects’ results and products, as each partner is representing one regular transnational “blue bioeconomy” project from the Baltic Sea Region (BSR).
The conference will take place on 10th October 2018 in Brussels, Belgium.
The conference will engage a wide range of interested stakeholders from the business community, public administrations and academia. The aim is to present the EU-wide Multi-Use Action Plan that addresses a variety of multi-use combinations including offshore wind farms combined with the wave technology or different types of aquaculture, but also some ‘softer’ approaches to multi-use such as underwater cultural heritage in combination with tourism or ‘pescatourism’.
FucoSan is a 3-year research project funded by Interreg Germany-Denmark programme. Its main aim is to assess the potential of producing and using Fucoidans, constituents of extracts from brown seaweeds for medical and cosmetic applications.
The Forum was hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia together with the Baltic Development Forum in close cooperation with the European Commission, Ministry of Environment and other partners. About 770 participants from governments, international organisations, NGOs, universities, local and regional administrations and businesses came together to discuss developments and challenges in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR).
For two years the mussels have been growing on long-lines placed in the idyllic Sankt Anna archipelago on the Swedish east coast. Some mussels were harvested in December 2017, and now it was finally time to harvest the remaining yield.