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
An overview of the highlights of last year’s actions, projects, events and communication activities.
The goal of the session was to raise awareness of this research topic within the ICES community and discuss if there is a need to establish an ICES Working Group on the topic of microplastics.
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.
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.