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EC report sets out guidance to meet growing global seaweed demand

EC report sets out guidance to meet growing global seaweed demand

The European Commission (EC) releases a report offering scientific guidance to help meet the growing global demand for seaweed species now accepted as novel food.

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Seaweed projects in the Baltic Sea region

Seaweed projects in the Baltic Sea region

There are parallel running Interreg projects related to seaweed in the Baltic Sea region such as CONTRA (Conversion of a Nuisance To a Resource and Asset) and COASTAL Biogas (solutions based on anaerobic digestion of cast seaweed to coastal regions to tackle eutrophication, contribute to the transition to a circular bio-economy and improve prosperity).

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ALLIANCE case Vetik in an interview to BioMarine: Discovering the potential of red seaweeds

ALLIANCE case Vetik in an interview to BioMarine: Discovering the potential of red seaweeds

One of the cases of the Blue Biotechnology Alliance - Vetik - was interviewed by BioMarine Community. Learn about the innovative and sustainable solutions red seaweed can offer to cosmetics industry.

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Apply for the 2nd edition: Blue Bio Value | Accelerator | Portugal

Apply for the 2nd edition: Blue Bio Value | Accelerator | Portugal

Blue Bio Value is a business accelerator program dedicated to the blue bioeconomy and it wants you to be a part of it. The company scales up marine biobased solutions to global market applications in different industries, resorting to science-based and biotech innovations, while helping to tackle important societal challenges. Apply for the 2nd edition of the Blue Bio Value, share your ideas to foster the transition to a global and sustainable blue bioeconomy while promoting a productive and healthy ocean.

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'Mussel farming in the Baltic Sea as an environmental measure -  new positive data' A factsheet from SLU Aquaculture in collaboration with SUBMARINER Network

'Mussel farming in the Baltic Sea as an environmental measure - new positive data' A factsheet from SLU Aquaculture in collaboration with SUBMARINER Network

New results show that mussel farms in the Baltic Sea can make a significant contribution to reducing eutrophication while supporting the circular economy and circular food production. In order to take mussel farming to the next step, further improvements to farm technology are required, larger farms must be implemented, and new knowledge is needed about how harvested mussels can be efficiently reintroduced back into the food system. 

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PA INNO Meeting on the EUSBSR revision process

PA INNO Meeting on the EUSBSR revision process

Submariner Network participated in a meeting organized by PA Inno dealing with the EUSBSR PA INNO contribution to the EUSBSR revision process. As flagship project of PA INNO Submariner Network is an important element of the action plan of PA INNO.

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Baltic Blue Growth featured on blog post PA Nutri

Baltic Blue Growth featured on blog post PA Nutri

The Baltic Blue Growth project has been featured in a blog post written by PA Nutri (Sanni Turunen, Policy Area Nutri Coordinator). The post elaborates on how the project has implemented several pilot mussel farms in the Baltic Sea and explored under which biological and financial conditions mussel farming is possible. The full post is included below.

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Check out and register for the courses on marine natural products by the University of Gdansk

Check out and register for the courses on marine natural products by the University of Gdansk

Check out the courses on Marine Natural Products developed by our partners at the Division of Marine Biotechnology, Institute of Oceanography, University of Gdańsk.

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Registration for the 10th Annual Forum EUSBSR in Gdańsk - prolonged until May 30!

Registration for the 10th Annual Forum EUSBSR in Gdańsk - prolonged until May 30!

The main topic of this year's Forum is Circular and sharing economy as an answer to demographic changes and environmental challenges in the Baltic Sea Region.

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Baltic Blue Growth project featured in Euronews

Baltic Blue Growth project featured in Euronews

This week saw the broadcasting of the Baltic Blue Growth project on the Euronews channel. Congratulations to the project partners in Kiel and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences! 🐚📺

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ALLIANCE+ extension project approved 

ALLIANCE+ extension project approved 

ALLIANCE project has reached its next level, realized through ALLIANCE+, an extension project, which has just been approved by the Interreg Monitoring Committee, ensuring the continuation of blue biotechnology activities under the Interreg BSR funding umbrella.

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Synergetic effect with environmental protection goals: Scanning the seabed for anomalies

Synergetic effect with environmental protection goals: Scanning the seabed for anomalies

BalticRIM coordinator searched for anomalies with a side-scan sonar off the Schwansen peninsula’s coastline.

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 SUBMARINER at the CBSS Conference in Jurmala

SUBMARINER at the CBSS Conference in Jurmala

Representatives from different ports in the Baltic Sea region came together at the conference “Development of sustainable maritime economy: opportunities and challenges for small and medium ports in the Baltic Sea Region” in Jurmala on 3-4 April. They shared their experiences of port development using modern technology and adapting to the rapid pace of global development. Good practices on solving environmental issues and maritime safety were shared – topics relevant to any one of the Baltic ports.

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BSR-EMFF network met in Warsaw to discuss alignment of funding

BSR-EMFF network met in Warsaw to discuss alignment of funding

The network for the European Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Fund Managing Authorities and national FLAG-networks in the Baltic Sea Region (the BSR-EMFF Network) organised a meeting on 26 March in Warsaw, Poland to discuss the alignment of funding across the Baltic Sea Region.

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Blue Platform workshop took place in Lübeck on 10-11.04.2019

Blue Platform workshop took place in Lübeck on 10-11.04.2019

The Blue Platform project organised a workshop during the Interreg Baltic Sea Region annual conference which took place on 9-10 April 2019 in Lübeck, Germany. More than 300 participants attended the conference to discuss about how we can make the Baltic Sea Region more innovative, better accessible and more sustainable.

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