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Food from oceans

Commissioner Vella has requested scientific advice from the SAM High Level Group in the area of food and biomass from the oceans. This is to prepare the next impact assessment for the successor to the European Maritime and Fisheries fund. It follows Commission initiatives in the 2012 communication on Blue Growth, the 2014 communication on innovation in the blue economy and the Ocean Governance initiative.

The scoping paper has been approved following discussion at the High Level Group meeting on 24-25 November 2016 with DG MARE and representatives of the European Academies Networks.

 

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Latest Publications

New techniques in agricultural biotechnology  PDF icon 2.3 MB
Publication cover In this Explanatory Note, the Group provides a detailed scientific description of the full spectrum of breeding techniques used for agricultural applications in plants, animals and microorganisms. »»


Cybersecurity in the European Digital Single Market  PDF icon 1.6 MB
2nd Scientific Opinion of the SAM HLG. Recommendations include making systems more secure, empowering users and strengthening Europe's strategically important cybersecurity industry


Closing the Gap  PDF icon 1.5 MB
1st Scientific Opinion of the SAM HLG


Citizen Summary  PDF icon 537 KB
on the 1st High Level Group Scientific Opinion

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