10 September 2015 -
Statement of Karmenu Vella, European Commissioners for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, and Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, on the European Parliament's Report on the Communication on "Innovation in the Blue Economy"
10 September 2015
—"We would like to put on record a sincere thanks to the European Parliament and in particular Mr João Ferreira and the Members of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, for this very extensive and welcome report on the potential of research and innovation in the Blue Economy to create jobs and growth, which also takes account of the opinions of the Committees on Fisheries and on Employment.
9 September 2015 -
9 September 2015
—The aim of the consultation is to gather input on how the EU could contribute to achieving better international governance of oceans and seas to the benefit of sustainable blue growth.
Call for proposals: EASME/EMFF/2015/188.8.131.52: Projects in the context of the Integrated Maritime Policy in the Black Sea and/or Mediterranean Sea regions
Deadline: 26 November 2015
3 September 2015 -
Register now for our conference "Blue Invest – EU Support to Maritime Regions", Brussels, 22 September
3 September 2015
—What can EU funding do to foster jobs and growth in the maritime economy? Register now for our "Blue Invest" conference to find out!
1 September 2015
Intervention by Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, at the Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER) conference in Anchorage, USA
1 September 2015 -
1 September 2015
—EU Commissioner Karmenu Vella, responsible for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, has travelled to Alaska this week, highlighting the strategic importance of the Arctic region as the Arctic Ocean becomes increasingly "ice-free" and accessible.
26 August 2015 -
26 August 2015
—The European Commission has adopted on 17 August a key investment package for the Lithuanian fisheries and aquaculture sectors. Covering the period 2014-2020, the operational programme (OP) under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) is worth almost €82 million, including €63 million of EU investments. Investments will be targeted at enhancing the competitiveness, sustainability and viability of Lithuanian fisheries and aquaculture businesses.
22 September 2015