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.
Sweden as the leader of the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2018 organized a conference about the Blue Bioeconomy to continue and strengthen the cooperation of the Nordics in this field.
In a series of stakeholder meetings in the framework of the Baltic Blue Growth Project Kalmar County Administrative Board organized a meeting to discuss permits and licensing procedures. The goal is to create a digital guide for authorities and future practitioners on the east coast of Sweden.
In the end of March, project partners of the InnoAquaTech project invited SMEs from the South Baltic Region to join them on their study visit to Iceland, a place which is famous for a strong entrepreneurship and sustainable approaches, including aquaculture.
The European Commission organised a unique Europe-wide match-making event to boost blue growth. Hundreds of people gathered on 7 May 2018 for the #BlueInvest pitching event. Twenty exciting companies were pre-selected from more than 100 applications and invited to pitch in front of a panel of top investors.
To get more of an idea what mussel farming is actually about, watch this video with photage from farms located in the Baltic Proper.
A breakfast seminar on the potential of mussels as a measure to reduce eutrophication received national media attention in Sweden.
This Smart Blue Regions workshop was organized by Pomorskie Association in EU and Maritime Institute in Gdańsk, both project partners, together with GSG Towers Ltd.
The Baltic Blue Growth establishes fully operational mussel farms to counteract eutrophication and create new blue growth opportunities. Here are the answers to the most frequently asked questions about the project Baltic Blue Growth and mussel farming in the Baltic Sea in general.
The list of diverse training opportunities in blue bioeconomy and biotechnology has been updated!