Two New Joint Actions in JPI Oceans
- 15 May 2023
At their meeting in April 2023, the JPI Oceans Management Board adopted new Joint Actions addressing two critical ocean challenges: blue carbon and changing marine lightscapes.
Throwback: RV Belgica research cruise
- 18 April 2023
The Joint Action Science for Good Environmental Status entered operational activities in July 2022 with a one-week long research cruise endorsed by the UN Ocean Decade.
Seas & Oceans Art Gallery Exhibition
- 18 April 2023
The Seas and Oceans Art Gallery Exhibition will be held from April 20 to June 25 in Brussels at the Talk C.E.C.
Towards a blue bioeconomy research agenda
- 23 March 2023
The Blue Bioeconomy ERA-NET Cofund is launching a blue bioeconomy research agenda as a result of a foresight implemented in 2022. The foresight was part of Blue Bioeconomy ERA-NET Cofund’s mission of strengthening Europe’s position in the blue bioeconomy, working with facilitators Luc van Hoof and Sarah Smith from the European Fisheries and Aquaculture Research Organisations (EFARO – efaro.eu).
Current Joint Actions
Ecological Aspects of Deep-Sea Mining
The Joint Action Ecological Aspects of Deep-Sea Mining assessed the long-term impacts of polymetallic nodule mining on the deep-sea environment.
Ecological Aspects of Microplastics
The Joint Action Ecological Aspects of Microplastics was launched as one of JPI Oceans’ pilot activities, to study the sources, distribution and impact of microplastics in the marine environment.
Current Strategic Engagements
All-Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance
The All-Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance is the result of science diplomacy efforts involving countries from both sides of the Atlantic Ocean, aiming at enhancing marine research and innovation cooperation across the Atlantic anywhere between the Arctic and Antarctica.
European Ocean Observing System
The European Ocean Observing System (EOOS) framework promotes ocean observing in Europe by means of collaboration, coordination and integration among the relevant key people, institutions and facilities.