Maritime clusters unlock benefits of cooperation for the blue economy
A strong economy in Europe needs a strong and sustainable maritime sector and by forging connections between science, education and business, maritime clusters can help make this happen. This was the key message that Commissioner Karmenu Vella, responsible for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, shared at a meeting of the European Network of Maritime Clusters (ENMC) on Thursday, 2nd July. The ENMC represents most of Europe's maritime industries via 17 national clusters.
Selection procedure for Temporary Agents in the fields of fisheries science and marine/maritime sciences
The European Commission is organising a selection procedure to fill five administrator posts at AD8 level within the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE), in the fields of fisheries science and marine/maritime sciences. Deadline for applications: 31.07.2015.
EU funds floats for better ocean data
The European Commission has last week awarded a grant of almost 4 million to the European research infrastructure for observing the oceans. The funds will be used to add 150 Argo floats to the project's portfolio in the next two years.