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Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Information Day - Blue Growth calls under the EMFF - 5 April 2016



Delivering Innovation in the Blue Economy - 7,5M€ to boost projects !
This year, three calls for proposals will be launched under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund to foster blue growth across Europe. The European Commission is organising a Launch Event to present those calls.



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The event will be opened by Karmenu Vella (tbc), Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, followed by keynote speakers from the European Parliament, DG MARE and DG Research and Innovation as co-authors of the Communication on Innovation in the Blue economy.

When?

5 April 2016, from 09:30-13:00

Where?

CHARLEMAGNE BUILDING
Rue de la Loi 170
B-1000 BRUSSELS
Meeting room JENKINS

What?

Webstreaming (the link will only be activated on the day of the event).

How to participate?

Registration is now closed. For questions, please contact the functional mailbox: EMFF-EVENTS@ec.europa.eu
Please note that, due to the size of the meeting room, registrations will be accepted on a «first come-first served» basis.
Follow and interact with us on Twitter: #bluegrowth

Background information

With a budget of over 7,5M€, the calls 'Blue careers', 'Blue labs' and 'Blue technology' will respectively help enhancing career opportunities in the maritime economy, stimulating the creativity of young researchers and set-up cooperations that will help bring research results to the market in promising blue growth technology areas.
The calls will be open to all sea basins surrounding the EU coasts and will target a wide range of stakeholders of the blue economy