On 8th June- World Ocean Day,  aMARINA will be presenting at  Ecsite 2018 Project Showcase.     Could an object describe an entire project? Our Partner Nausicaa, together with other courageous speakers of this session, takes on this challenge and will be telling about MARINA  project in an original and jargon-free style:  2min story, followed by 45min […]

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Now open the call for papers for the MARINA Annual Conference, titled “Marine Responsible Research and Innovation in Science, Innovation and Society”, to be held in Tartu, Estonia, 17  September 2018, hosted by the Science Centre AHHAA. The deadline for paper submission: 20 of July.The second annual conference of the MARINA project aims at presenting […]

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What Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) actions are needed for sustainable Maritime Research, Technological Development and Innovation (RTDI) by 2030? 11 April, Larnaca Cyprus Did you know that Cyprus is the 11th largest merchant fleet globally and the 3rd largest fleet in the European Union? In fact, under the Cyprus flag, there are more than […]

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Marine Biotech:  the opportunity of a sustainable economy Azores, 9 March Marine biotechnology has become increasingly important as a driving force affecting society, while addressing key societal challenges such as the sustainable supply of food and energy, climate change and environmental degradation, human health and aging populations. It holds potential for supporting economic recovery and […]

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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 […]

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Boulogne sur Mer, 13 March 2018 Sustainable marine biotechnologies: what’s at stake for tomorrow? Focus on marine pollution Ocean ecosystems are rich in potential for biotechnologies. Macro and micro-organisms that can be found in the marine environment have developed diverse and unique metabolisms that have no equivalent on land. This ecosystem remains mostly unexplored and unstudied. […]

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The second round of MARINA workshops – running from January to May 2018 – has just started. These participatory workshops organized in the framework of the MARINA project are part of a Mobilization and Mutual Learning (MML) process composed of two phases at local and international levels held across Europe over the last 12 months. […]

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Almost on all Cypriot beaches after a storm, we see piles and piles of “fikia”/“fitsia” the generic Greek/ Cypriot word for seaweeds. The most common type that we have in Cyprus that gives the impression of green fields under water is Posidonia Oceanica. On the beaches is visible when it makes thick grey layers, made […]

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The second round of MARINA workshops – running from January to May 2018 – has just started. These participatory workshops organized in the framework of the MARINA project are part of a Mobilization and Mutual Learning (MML) process composed of two phases at local and international levels held across Europe over the last 12 months. […]

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