WestMED | National Event 2020 | 4 September | Online


The Malta National Hub and National Coordinator for the WestMED Initiative in collaboration with Horizon Europe Oceans Mission and Malta Council for Science and Technology are organising a virtual National Event on the recovery and resilience of the national blue economy on 4 September, 2020.

The event aims to bring together national stakeholders from the various sectors of the blue economy to discuss common risks and joint opportunities across sectors, especially in the context of strengthening interlinkages between operators, the importance of digitalisation and the identification of national needs to be supported through national and EU funding.

Local experts from the public, private and academic sectors will be delivering presentations and running workshop sessions to discuss:

  • The WestMED Initiative and the Assistance Mechanism
  • The Horizon Europe Oceans Mission Area
  • EU funding opportunities for the blue economy sectors
  • Common opportunities for blue economy operators to build resilience – with a focus on the interlinkages between sectorial operators and digitalisation of the sector.

All stakeholders from the national marine and maritime sectors are invited to participate in the event, with the aim of bringing together policymakers, business operators, researchers and academics.

More information

Click here for the draft agenda

To register, please contact: malta@westmed-initiative.eu