A Joint Programming Initiative to meet the Grand Challenges regarding European Seas and Oceans.
The new strategy aims to reap the benefit of closer cooperation in areas like the maritime economy, the marine environment, transport, energy and sustainable tourism
The new 116 m long ship will go into service in December 2014 and will focus its activities on the Pacific and Indian Ocean.
The high-level commission presents its eight point plan for preventing the further degradation of the ocean at a conference hosted by Commissioner Maria Damanaki on 30 June 2014.
The agenda aims at identifying areas which could be strengthened with the focus on blue growth.
The action plan for innovation in the 'blue economy' aims to help use ocean resources sustainably and drive growth and jobs in Europe.
EurOCEAN conferences are major European marine science policy conferences. They provide a forum for the marine and maritime research community and wider stakeholders to interface with European and Member State policymakers and strategic planners, to consider, discuss and respond to new marine science and technology developments, challenges and opportunities.
The first Mares Conference will be held in Olhão, Portugal, from November 17th to 21st, 2014. This international and open conference will bring together scientists from different levels and disciplines to discuss and address main issues about marine ecosystems health and conservation.
The third ICES/PICES/IOC International Symposium is set to take place in Santos, Brazil 2015.
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