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Video: Installing the submerged mussel farm of the Kurzeme coast

Video: Installing the submerged mussel farm of the Kurzeme coast

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.

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We are hiring: join our secretariat's team

We are hiring: join our secretariat's team

Are you an experienced blue bioeconomy expert? Do you want to take a leading role in our network secretariat team? Apply for our currently open programme manager position!

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Consultation Seminar of Blue Growth Stakeholders in Pomorskie

Consultation Seminar of Blue Growth Stakeholders in Pomorskie

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.

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The Alliance is growing: become a part of it!

The Alliance is growing: become a part of it!

20 great ideas for new marine biobased products and services are already part of the Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance … could yours be next?

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Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance publishes service offer brochure

Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance publishes service offer brochure

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.

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Smart Blue Regions Represented at the Smart Regions 2.0 Conference in Helsinki

Smart Blue Regions Represented at the Smart Regions 2.0 Conference in Helsinki

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.

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Join us at #BetterOffBlue17 to create synergies for a biobased society

Join us at #BetterOffBlue17 to create synergies for a biobased society

Register now for the second SUBMARINER conference "Better off Blue" taking place in Berlin, Germany on 27–28 September 2017! The conference aims to 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.

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 BBG partners come together for 3rd partner meeting in Korsør, Denmark

BBG partners come together for 3rd partner meeting in Korsør, Denmark

As harvesting time is approaching for some of the six mussel farms participating in the Baltic Blue Growth Project, the partners came together to discuss progress and challenges in Korsør. Around 40 participants took part in the two-day meeting, during which the main talking points were the post-harvest process and how to create an economically sustainable business.

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 Using regional ERDF to develop blue transnational projects

Using regional ERDF to develop blue transnational projects

On 27th April 2017, a transnational workshop dealing with the use of structural funds for transnational cooperation was organised in Malmö (Sweden) in the framework of the Smart Blue Regions project.  

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#BalticBlueBioAlliance idea pitch in Gothenburg: four innovators to receive mentorship

#BalticBlueBioAlliance idea pitch in Gothenburg: four innovators to receive mentorship

Four blue biotechnology innovators are going to receive mentorship by partners of the Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance to advance their product development idea. This is the result of the #BalticBlueBioAlliance idea pitch held in Gothenburg, Sweden on 4 April 2017.

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