Blue Innovation: Removing the bottlenecks for sustainable investment in our seas
Speech by Maria Damanaki, European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries at the press conference on Blue Innovation
Blue Economy Innovation: examples of EU marine research
The European Commission today set out proposals to support "Innovation in the Blue Economy" (see IP/14/536) by creating an information platform on marine research in the European Union, sharing already available data and completing a detailed sea-bed map of European waters by 2020, among other measures.
EU eyes oceans innovation as source of sustainable growth
Two thirds of our planet is covered by oceans and seas. If we manage them in a responsible manner, they can provide sources of food, medicine and energy while protecting ecosystems for generations to come.