Call for experts in blue economy

Call for experts in blue economy

The objective of this call for expressions of interest is to set up a list of external experts to support evaluation and monitoring activities of actions implemented by EASME under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) (2014-2020).



Field of expertise

We are looking for candidates who are specialised in one or more of the following fields related to the Integrated Maritime Policy and the Common Fisheries Policy, in particular: 

Maritime/blue economy, maritime engineering and technologies:
  • Aquaculture, seafood industry
  • Coastal and maritime tourism
  • Maritime services, waterborne transport, ports
  • Ocean engineering, shipping, shipbuilding
  • Marine renewable energy, offshore and underwater technologies
  • Marine biotechnology
  • Innovation and SME business development 
  • Maritime clusters

Marine environment:

  • Marine biology
  • Marine ecosystems
  • Integrated coastal zone management
  • Marine environmental policies
  • Fisheries science
  • Marine litter
  • Marine ecosystems restoration

Skills for the blue economy:

  • Education and training for martitime professions

Cross-cutting marine/maritime action areas

  • Marine knowledge and research, ocean observation and monitoring, oceanography
  • Maritime security and surveillance
  • Maritime spatial planning
  • International ocean governance
  • Maritime economy
  • Marine and maritime data processing and analysis
  • Collaboration with non-EU countries in the Mediterranean
  • Community-Led Local Development

How to apply

If you are interested, check: 

Next evaluations in the blue economy field are planned in the period March - July 2018 (Sustainable Blue Economy call for proposals).
If you are interested please register before the end of 2017.


The content of this page is for information purposes only. The relevant legal instruments and the text of the call shall take precedence over the information contained in this page. The European Commission or EASME does not accept responsibility for any use made of the information contained therein.