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Beautiful video about the blue economy of Ida-Viru region (Estonia)

Beautiful video about the blue economy of Ida-Viru region (Estonia)

"The sea unites us and belongs to all of us". Watch this beautiful video developed within the frames of the Smart Blue Regions project to learn more about the blue bioeconomy potential of an Estonian region Ida-Viru. 

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Conference “The role of regions in fostering blue growth”: presentations are available online

Conference “The role of regions in fostering blue growth”: presentations are available online

Dear participants of the conference “The role of regions in fostering blue growth”, thank you for coming to Berlin on the 22nd of January and making a success of this event. 

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Register for the conference ”The role of regions in fostering blue growth”!

Register for the conference ”The role of regions in fostering blue growth”!

The registration for the conference “The role of regions in fostering blue growth” - Smart Blue Regions’ final conference - is now open! Click here to register

The conference will take place in Berlin on the 22nd of January. It will build upon the results of several transnational projects, most of them Submariner Network ones, that all aim to foster blue growth – from regions and for regions in the Baltic Sea. 

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Discover the new website for blue growth in Southwest Finland!

Discover the new website for blue growth in Southwest Finland!

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.

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Learn more about Smart Blue Regions’ contribution to the Annual BSSSC conference

Learn more about Smart Blue Regions’ contribution to the Annual BSSSC conference

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". 

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Have a look at the programme of the Smart Blue Regions project workshop at the 26th BSSSC Annual Conference!

Have a look at the programme of the Smart Blue Regions project workshop at the 26th BSSSC Annual Conference!

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.

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Smart Blue Regions: the first project development workshop in Gdansk

Smart Blue Regions: the first project development workshop in Gdansk

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.

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Save the date! Smart Blue Regions conference 'The Role of Regions in fostering Blue Growth'

Save the date! Smart Blue Regions conference 'The Role of Regions in fostering Blue Growth'

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.

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The Baltic Sea Region wide study identifying Blue Growth cooperation opportunities is now available!

The Baltic Sea Region wide study identifying Blue Growth cooperation opportunities is now available!

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”. 

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Smart Blue Regions' workshop on coastal tourism took place in Jūrmala

Smart Blue Regions' workshop on coastal tourism took place in Jūrmala

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.

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