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  • Eider duck predation affected mussel growth at Musholm Bay

    Eider duck predation affected mussel growth at Musholm Bay

    Baltic Blue Growth partners Orbicon and Musholm have published a summary report on the mussel growth in the Baltic Blue Growth project farm in the Danish Musholm Bay during 2016. “Predation by Eider ducks has considerably affected the mussel production at Musholm last year”, says Maren Lyngsgaard, biologist with Orbicon. The total estimated biomass at the Musholm site was only 0.2 – 3.7 tonnes per production unit, whereas up to 20–25 tonnes of mussels per production unit have been recorded at other Danish mussel farms using similar production systems.

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  • InnoAquaTech at 4th Fish Congress in Sopot

    InnoAquaTech at 4th Fish Congress in Sopot

    The 4th Fish Congress took place in Sopot, Poland on the 30th and 31st March. Under the official patronage of the Polish Minister of Maritime Economy and Eurofish International, it is the annual fisheries industry management conference. The National Marine Fisheries Research Institute (NMFRI) together with the West Pomeranian University of Technology were this year’s programme partners.

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  • Better Off Blue – Creating synergies for a bio-based society

    Better Off Blue – Creating synergies for a bio-based society

    The second large-scale SUBMARINER conference will take place in Berlin, Germany on 27–28 September 2017. It aims to identify the most promising actions for real progress towards a blue bioeconomy and bio-based society in the Baltic Sea Region. To this end, it will bring together and create synergies between the work of policy makers and representatives of businesses and research institutions. Along a range of cross-cutting topics, the event will showcase advances made in the current Submariner Network projects and other initiatives from all parts of the Baltic Sea Region.

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  • Innovative Aquaculture – Professional Training Seminar in Gdynia

    Innovative Aquaculture – Professional Training Seminar in Gdynia

    On 29th March, the University of Gdańsk held a professional training seminar entitled “Innovative Aquaculture”. The aim was to present opportunities for innovative aquaculture solutions across the South Baltic Region. The seminar was the first InnoAquaTech training session offered to external stakeholders such as practitioners, representatives of private enterprises, government agencies, industry associations, universities, research and industry institutes.

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  • The latest InnoAquaTech newsletter is available!

    The latest InnoAquaTech newsletter is available!

    Spring has sprung and the project has started off 2017 with a chain of bi-lateral meetings between the project partners with discussions and agreements of cross-border collaboration across many of the work packages.

    The 27-29th March were three hectic days as the first study visit to the K2 Fish Farm, the first professional meeting and the 2nd partner meeting took place. The project partners, SMEs and stakeholders were shown the warm hospitality of the University of Gdansk in Gdynia.

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  • Know-how exchange:  German shrimp farm in cooperation with University of Gdansk

    Know-how exchange: German shrimp farm in cooperation with University of Gdansk

    Polish scientists and the shrimp farm Garnelenfarm Grevesmühlen are joining forces to develop methods, which aim to improve the freshness and quality of sustainably farmed shrimp.

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  • First Baltic Blue Growth mussel farming stakeholder workshops coming up

    First Baltic Blue Growth mussel farming stakeholder workshops coming up

    Baltic Blue Growth has set up six demonstration mussel farms at different shores of the Baltic Sea to study the preconditions for commercial mussel cultivation at different sites and with different techniques. In each region with a project mussel farm, Baltic Blue Growth partners have now set up regional stakeholder groups, which will meet regularly over the coming years to accompany the mussel farming activities at the given location, discuss advances, challenges and perspectives for its further development.

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  • Elaboration of a joint blue vision in Southwest Finland

    Elaboration of a joint blue vision in Southwest Finland

    The Smart Blue Regions project, the Regional Council of Southwest Finland as well as the City of Turku organised a stakeholder event on 1st February 2017 in Turku (Southwest Finland) dedicated to regional key actors on blue growth. Some 70 participants from the public sector, universities and companies took part to the “Sea Day of Southwest Finland”.

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  • Join our free #BalticBlueBioAlliance mentoring programme

    Join our free #BalticBlueBioAlliance mentoring programme

    Come and join the #BalticBlueBioAlliance – our experts will help you take your blue biotechnology idea to the next level! The Baltic Sea Region's leading marine and biotechnology institutes have joined together and are opening their doors to you: labs, brains, resources, expertise and facilities are at your disposal.

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    Our members represent research institutions, public administrations,
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    Ministry of Economic Affairs Schleswig-Holstein
    The Maritime Institute in Gdańsk
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    Danish Technological Institute
    Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)
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    Latvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology
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    Regional Council of Southwest Finland
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    Riga Planning Region
    Scottish Association for Marine Science
    Tallinn University of Technology
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