Entries by Communication team

Report: Infrastructures, energy and digitalisation: pillars for the sustainable development of transport in the Western Mediterranean

With the Russian aggression on Ukraine and the war in Gaza being prolonged over time, the Mediterranean region at large is in total turmoil. The Policy Study entitled “Infrastructures, energy and digitalisation, pillars for the sustainable development of transport in the Western Mediterranean” aims at contributing with shared reflections and formulation of policy proposals to […]

Tunisia and Greece join forces on the Sustainable Blue Economy in the Mediterranean

A new strategic agreement between Greek and Tunisian maritime clusters represents an official gateway to boost the blue economy between the western and eastern Mediterranean. On 19 February 2024,  During the 2nd Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Stakeholders Conference in Athens, the  Cluster Maritime Tunisien (CMT) and  Greek Strategis Maritime ICT Cluster (SMICT), signed a […]

Pilot Project on a demonstrator fishing vessel to promote energy transition in the fisheries sector | Deadline 11 June 2024

Deadline: 11 June 2024 Budget: € 2.2 million Countries: EU Member States (including overseas countries and territories (OCTs) More information:   funding and tender opportunities portal by the European Commission    A new EUR 2.2 million call for proposals has opened for a Pilot Project on a demonstrator fishing vessel to promote energy transition in the fisheries sector (PPPA-2024-FISHVESSELDEMO). The […]

Submit your blue school project and receive funding (SHORE) | Deadline 20 March 2024

Deadline: 20 March 2024 Budget: € 10.000 max per project Countries: Algeria, France, Italy, Libya, Malta, Morocco, Spain, Tunisia (and more) More information:  visit the SHORE website SHORE Open Calls aim to enhance the ocean literacy of primary and secondary students, educators, and schools, by empowering youth to become agents of change and eco-citizens. The SHORE […]

The European Blue Forum Stakeholder Position Papers are out!

The European Blue Forum consisting of stakeholders from all 5  EU sea basins has published its first 2 Position papers related to key issues concerning the European Seas Paper 1: What do we need from European Seas by 2030, and are we asking too much? Paper 2: What does a fossil fuel free sustainable blue […]

WestMED Success Story. The power of Accelerators – meet GALATEA, the Blue Growth Accelerator

Project Funding support In the Mediterranean region, the main sources of investments in the sustainable blue economy include public funding opportunities offered by international organisations, governments, Multilateral Development Banks and “green funds”. Such funding is offered in the form of grants or lending instruments aimed at co-financing projects and providing support to infrastructure development, start-ups […]

The call for the EMD exhibition is open!

The last time stakeholders had the possibility to get together as exhibitors was in 2023. The European Commission, the City of Svendborg and the Danish Maritime Authority are happy to be able to offer this possibility once again and to give stakeholders the chance to showcase their projects and initiatives in an exhibition. All  corresponding […]

Report: A sustainable blue economy for the Mediterranean: challenges, opportunities and policy pathways

A new policy report, commissioned by the European Commission (DG Near) to the EuroMeSCo network, and developed by eco-union under the supervision of the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed), aims to assess the status and potential of the sustainable Blue Economy in the Mediterranean region, including an analysis of socioeconomic benefits and impacts in relevant Blue Economy activities. This report not only […]

Call for expression of interest for S3 partnerships on Sustainable Blue Economy

Open call for expression of interest for new partnerships under the Smart Specialisation (S3) Platform on Sustainable Blue Economy. EU Regions and stakeholders interested in exploring new interregional value chains in fisheries, aquaculture, coastal and maritime tourism, blue biotechnologies, and marine renewable energy, can get involved by expressing their interest to form a new partnership. […]