Blue Growth Research and Innovation
ClimeFish was at the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 Information Week in Brussels last week.
The event gave a clear overview of the wide cross-sectorial and interdisciplinary marine, maritime and aquatic research and innovation in Horizon 2020, and its relevance to EU policies, the Bioeconomy and the Blue Economy. Researchers, the industry, policy makers, including national and regional level, media, SC2 project participants and potential applicants were the target audience.
- Address the wide coverage of the cross-sectorial and interdisciplinary approach to marine, maritime and aquatic research and innovation in Horizon 2020, and its relevance to EU policies, the Bioeconomy and the Blue Economy.
- Showcase examples of impactful EU research and innovation (R&I) projects portfolios related to Blue Growth and Highlight synergies with other programmes and initiatives related to Blue Growth.
The programme included an overview of EU programmes contributing to Blue Growth through research and innovation; a session showcasing project portfolios on sustainable marine bioresources; a second session on project portfolios with marine ecosystems and food security focus; a final session on project portfolios on marine data and digitisation technologies.
Hanne Risan johnsen, the ClimeFish Project manager, was there and presented ClimeFish in the sub-session “Marine Stressors and Food Security”.