Will you take part at the EMD 2018? We are waiting for you to meet us at our MARINA booth. This is the moment to meet us, to discover who we are and what we do, but most importantly, is the perfect place to discuss about Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI), its dimensions and how […]

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European Maritime Day 2018  (EMD 2018) will take place on 31st of May and 1st of June 2018 in Burgas at the Black Sea. The EMD Conference 2018 will  offer to participants: 18 stakeholders workshops; a political opening with Ministers from Black Sea riparian states; a high-level debate on “Black Sea Big Bang” – how to spur […]

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On 10th of July, in Toulouse MARINA will be conducting a workshop at EuroScience Open Forum – ESOF 2018, the largest interdisciplinary science meeting in Europe. MARINA workshop, titled “How can Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) enable Blue Growth initiatives? A hands-on approach and roadmap” will showcase lessons learned and best practices from 34 local […]

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

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Digitalization and automatization are not the only changes rattling the shipping industry. New technologic developments promise to make ships, ports and their construction and operation energy efficient, minimise pollution and thus lower the harm to the natural environment. This is what Green Port and Green Ship is all about. But are they green enough? In […]

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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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Deep sea mining in the North Atlantic… an opportunity to do things right Azores, 9  March Mineração no mar profundo no Atlântico  Norte…  uma oportunidade para fazer as coisas bem feitas  The potential impact of deep sea mining on the maritime economy, marine science and employment are considerable but with that also comes a series of issues: […]

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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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