Blue biotechnologies – what are the opportunities and challenges for the future?

13 March, Boulogne Sur Mer

Les biotechnologies marines, quels enjeux pour demain? The oceans are a gold mine for marine technologies. They host a multitude of marine organisms with surprising properties that are precious resources for numerous applications in pharmacology, cosmetics, agro-food industry, energy sector and bio-remediation. How can these, also known as blue biotechnologies, contribute to Blue Growth in a sustainable way? How can we enhance this important potential and appreciate the capacity of marine organisms to provide inputs to the blue economy without endangering them? nausicaa
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What Responsible Research and Innovation actions are needed to make marine biotechnology sustainable in France? You want to use your creative mind to develop solutions that best serve individual citizens, your local community and the European society at large. You want to make sure that your needs and expectations are taken into account when local, national and European decisions and innovations are being developed. GET STARTED! FOLLOW OUR WORKSHOP AND SHARE YOUR IDEAS ONLINE The workshop is organised by Nausicaá, Centre National de la Mer using the World Café methodology. It will involve citizens, scientists, business representatives, entrepreneurs, local authorities and policymakers in an open dialogue. Together, you will define a common vision and a roadmap of solutions and actions to face this challenge. The results, together with the outcomes of the other MARINA workshops in Europe, will be freely accessible on the MARINA Web Knowledge Sharing Platform, used for identifying lessons learned and best practices and disseminated at European policy conferences.