The Blue Growth Working Group is focused on providing support to R&I regional strategies and priorities on blue growth. Foster participation in EU initiatives and programmes, taking into account S3, KET and sea basin strategies. 

Work Plan

ERRIN Contact

WORKING GROUP LEADER
Katie Cavell
Cornwall Brussels Office
Aki Ishiwa
Emilia Romagna Region - ASTER Research and Innovation Agency
Sylwia Skwara
Pomorskie Regional EU Office

Next Working Group

Blue Growth WG - LeaderSHIP strategy

Tuesday, 30 April, 2019 -
10:00 to 12:30
TBC
Welcome to the first Blue Growth WG meeting of the year!  This meeting will look at the state of play and future thinking regarding skills and innovation in the maritime sector with a particular focus on the move from the LeaderSHIP 2020 strategy to the LeaderSHIP 2030 strategy. We are currently looking for a venue - if you would like to host please get in touch with Anna at the Secretariat (anna.tranberg@errin.eu) Registration and agenda will follow shortly.     

Blue Growth WG - Blue Bioeconomy Forum

Monday, 3 June, 2019 -
14:00 to 16:30
Emilia-Romagna Region, Rue Montoyer 21, 1000 Brussels
In October 2018 the European Commission launched the Blue Bioeconomy Forum as a new tool to boost the blue bioeconomy in Europe. One of the objectives of the BBF is to develop a roadmap where they will “collectively identify strategic developments, market opportunities, appropriate financial assistance, regulatory actions and research priorities to advance the blue bioeconomy in Europe”. At this meeting we will have a presentation from the Blue Bioeconomy Forum on the draft document. There will...

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Blue Growth WG Meeting - Blue Cloud Pilot

Thursday, 18 October, 2018 - 09:30
Turkish Research and Business Organisations, Avenue de l’Yser 5, 1040 Etterbeek
This Blue Growth Working Group meeting will look at marine data sharing initiatives and projects. We will start with exploring the developments of the Blue Cloud Pilot proposed by the European Commission, followed by three other initiatives namely EMODNet, BlueBRIDGE Project, and NEREUS.  Finally, we will also discuss the planning for next year.  Please register your attendance via the sign up button until the 16 October.  We look forward to seeing you! Please find the presentations from the...

I&I WG: Investment Platforms

Tuesday, 29 May, 2018 - 10:30
House of the Dutch Provinces (Rue de Treve 59-61, Brussels)
  The I&I WG is pleased to invite you to a WG meeting on Investment Platforms on 29th May. This meeting is co-organised with the Bioeconomy WG, the Smart Cities WG and the Blue Growth WG, as the investment platforms presented and discussed during the meeting touch upon all these thematic areas. The event will particularily look into the URBIS – Urban investment advisory platform, as well as the newly announced Circular Economy Platform. The agenda of the meeting is attached herewith. To...
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