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".
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.
On 22 January 2019 the Smart Blue Regions project together with the other Submariner Network projects will host the Conference “The Role of Regions in fostering Blue Growth” in Berlin.
The project team of Smart Blue Regions conducted a Baltic Sea Region wide study to identify blue growth cooperation opportunities in the blue fields of “Machinery and Technology”, “Energy” and “Life Science and Blue Medicine”.
Smart Blue Regions project partners, tourism development and marketing specialists, tourism cluster organizations and associations, local and regional authorities met in a transnational workshop “Coastal and maritime tourism- cooperation potential in the Baltic Sea Region”, 18- 19th June, 2018, in Jūrmala, Latvia. The workshop was organised by the Smart Blue Regions project and gathered more than 25 participants.
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.
Schleswig-Holstein’s Minister for Economic Affairs, Transport, Employment, Technology and Tourism, Dr Bernd Buchholz, welcomed the participants of the First International Cluster Workshop in Kiel in the framework of the Smart Blue Regions project.
The workshop "Clusters in maritime technologies and tourism – cooperation opportunities in the Baltic Sea Region" will take place on 13 – 14 March 2018 in Kiel, Germany.