More than 6000 participants attended the European Week of Regions and Cities, where SUBMARINER was presenting tangible outputs from its ongoing Interreg projects and introduced the SUBMARINER success story to many interested visitors.
A transnational workshop took place on the Öland island off the south-east coast of Sweden. 25 experts and practitioners from across the Baltic Sea as well as Canada came together to share experiences and to give advice on the best techniques and how to turn mussel farming into a profitable business.
BalticRIM project partners (Finnish Heritage Agency and Metsähallitus Parks & Wildlife) conducted fieldwork in two pilot case areas in Finland in May and September 2018.
27 representatives from 17 member organisations joined us at the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research in Kiel for a full day members assembly.
Southwest Finland, partner of the Smart Blue Regions project, just launched a new website presenting blue growth success stories and opportunities in the region: blue growth in Southwest Finland - http://sininenkasvu.fi.
The Annual Baltic Sea States Sub-regional Cooperation (BSSSC) Conference took place from 10th to 12th September in Gdansk, Poland. This year, the theme was solidarity, participation and smart action for a better future. Smart Blue Regions project partner Association Pomorskie in the EU, was the main organiser of the workshop “Smart societies - Blue Growth regions".
This is an excerpt from a talk that was given to the Blue Biotech Conference in Greifswald, Germany in August 2018.
Money is a pressing issue for most small businesses. For start-ups in the Biotechnology area this issue can be particularly acute because they frequently have relatively large R&D expenditure, few tangible assets and generate little in the way of cash flow. Knowledge is often their primary asset.
On 7. September 2018, the BalticRIM Project was introduced by Daniel Zwick (ALSH) at the 24th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists in Barcelona, Spain.
Smart Blue Regions will contribute to the further development of smart specialisation strategies by hosting an inspiring workshop “Smart societies – blue growth regions” during the Baltic Sea Subregional States Cooperation (BSSSC) Annual Conference, taking place on 11-12th September in Gdańsk. The main theme of the conference is “Solidarity, participation and smart action for a better future”. The programme of our workshop is available here.
A Smart Blue Regions workshop dedicated to the development of a multi rotor system for wind turbines was held in Gdansk on 13th-14thAugust. It was the first of the workshops planned within the framework of the Smart Blue Regions project to support transnational innovative ventures that fit into the blue smart specializations of the Baltic Regions. So far, 20 topics for cooperation have been identified in the course of the SBR project.