New ERA-NET Cofund on marine technologies

The Cofund proposal resulting from the collaboration between JPI Oceans and former ERA-NET MARTEC was accepted by the European Commission and is expected to launch a call of approximately 30 million euro in the fall of 2016


JPI Oceans Annual Activities 2015

An overview of the highlights of last year’s actions, projects, events and communication activities.


JPI Oceans observer on Navy trial exercise

JPI Oceans was invited to join a Navy exercise as observer, in the framework of the action "Munitions in the Sea" which aims to reduce human risks and costs in activities linked to munitions in European waters.


Deep-sea mining briefing at International Seabed Authority

On 14 July, JPI Oceans and its MiningImpact project organised a side-event at the 22nd Session of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) allowing the scientists to present to present the latest research results on the environmental impacts of deep-sea mining and discuss with the delegates how the marine environment could be most effectively protected. 


PLASTOX project presented at United Nations meeting

The project on ecotoxicological impacts of microplastics on marine organisms outlined its activities at the meeting which was held in the framework of the Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea.

Rich deep-sea fauna on polymetallic nodules targeted for mining

By highlighting the importance of nodules for the deep-sea biodiversity, scientists involved in the JPI Oceans pilot action on the ecological aspects of deep-sea mining call for criteria for designating preservation zones to be based on robust scientific knowledge.


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