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. (See also: Call for papers “Towards RRI Practices and Policies“:  open till […]

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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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Renewable energies on coastal environment and development: what is challenging Italy? Rome, 12 March  Impatto delle energie rinnovabili sulle coste: quali le sfide in termini di Innovazione e Ricerca Responsabile?  Marine energy – in particular wave and tidal generated electricity – is exiting the research and development stage and entering the operational, pre-commercial phase, the […]

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Black Sea – an inexhaustible source of energy? How to tip the balance towards renewable energy? Bucharest, 9 March  What actions are needed for developing the renewable energy sector (wind, waves, biomass, etc.) in order to ensure a sustainable management of natural resources? license: public domain You want to use your creative mind to develop […]

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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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Sopot, Poland 5 and 12 March Energy from the Sea: our future or a road to nowhere? Energia z morza: przyszłość czy droga donikąd? The significance of offshore wind energy as an important source of global energy supply is reflected in actions, which different global bodies, such as the United Nations or the European Union […]

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What is Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) and how can it be used to help inform decisions about the sustainable utilisation of Irelands marine resources Galway, 6 March Ireland has developed an integrated plan known as Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth which establishes ambitious targets to double the value of its ocean wealth to 2.5% of GDP […]

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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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2 February 2018 MARINA Mobilisation and Mutual Learning Workshop San Sebastián, SpainOffshore wind energy: Our future? How? Energía eólica marina: ¿Nuestro futuro? ¿Cómo?Our seas and oceans offer a vast renewable energy resource. The marine environment is an enormous pool of energy which, according to the European Commission, globally exceeds the present and projected future energy needs. […]

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