In June 2020 the European Commission published “The EU Blue Economy Report 2020”, providing an overview of the performance of the EU economic sectors related to oceans and the coastal environment. With a turnover of €750 billion in 2018, the EU blue economy is in good health. There were also 5 million people working in the blue economy sector in 2018, representing a significant increase of 11.6% compared to the year before.
4th Atlantic Project Awards: Deadline has been extended!!!
The deadline for the 2020 Atlantic Project Awards has now been extended to 3 July 2020. Read more and send us your Atlantic projects on: Atlantic ports and Blue Economy; Bue skills and ocean literacy; Marine renewable energy; Healthy oceans; and International Cooperation initiatives.
The Call for Proposals for Atlantic Ports has just been launched
The European Maritime & Fisheries Fund (EMFF) just announched the call for proposals for "Cross-sectoral development of innovative port clusters in the Atlantic: Developing a blue accelerator scheme for Atlantic ports". The overarching objective of this call is to boost entrepreneurship and foster a sustainable blue economy in the Atlantic area by increasing the competitiveness and resilience of Atlantic ports. More specifically, this action aims at supporting: