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13 12, 2017

Blue Growth Community debates blue energy innovation in the Mediterranean

The Blue Growth Community, driven by the InnoBlueGrowth project (Interreg MED), held its second transnational event on Blue Energies in Naples on 27-28 November. Organised by the CPMR’s Intermediterranean Commission (IMC), a partner in the [...]

13 12, 2017

CPMR joins ‘BLUES’ project to train professionals working in Blue Economy

Petros Kokkalis, Executive City Councilor for local growth and entrepreneurship Municipality of Piraeus The CPMR took part in the BLUES project’s kick-off meeting on 13-14 December in Piraeus, Greece. The BLUES (BLUe growth [...]

12 12, 2017

CPMR & AAC help launch project to improve innovation performance of seafood industry

The CPMR and its Atlantic Arc Commission took part in the kick off meeting for the ‘SAFER - Smart Atlantic Seafood Clusters’ project on 15 November, in Letterkenny, Donegal. The SAFER project aims to improve [...]

7 12, 2017

CPMR and Atlantic Arc Commission join launch of CLEAN ATLANTIC project: ‘Tackling marine litter in Atlantic Area’

CLEANATLANTIC focusses on tackling marine litter in the Atlantic Area. The Kick-off Meeting took place on 7-8 November in Vigo (Galicia, ES). The project started on 1st September 2017 and will end on 31st August [...]

1 12, 2017

SHERPA prepares for Transferring phase and meets with Cretan municipalities

SHERPA partners gathered in Heraklion, Greece, on 21-22 November 2017 as part of the project’s third steering committee meeting to discuss the project’s progress and upcoming steps. A meeting with Cretan municipalities was also organised [...]

1 12, 2017

European Committee of the Regions asks regions to respond to survey on impacts of Brexit

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) is asking the CPMR’s member regions to contribute to a short survey on the potential impact that the UK's withdrawal from the EU may have on EU27 regions [...]

28 11, 2017

CO-EVOLVE prepares for testing activities and explores Sustainable Tourism collaboration opportunities

The 3rd Steering Committee of CO-EVOLVE project was held on 16 - 17 November in Valencia by the Valenciaport Foundation. The partners involved discussed the project’s progress and next steps, and met with other projects [...]

22 11, 2017

Region of Attica represents CPMR at International Conference on Fisheries & Blue Growth

Pictured (L-R) are the Deputy Governor in charge of Environment & Climate Change, Mr Athanasios Anagnostopoulos (Region of Attica), the Mayor of Sariyer, Mr Sukru Genç, the Secretary General of the BSEC PERMIS, Ambassador [...]

15 11, 2017

Promising results for the Blue Biotechnology Master for a Blue Career (BBMBC) project following the start of the Master’s degree

During their meeting on 16 October 2017 in Paris, the Advisory Body and the Consortium of the BBMBC project “Blue Biotechnology Master for a Blue Career”, which the Atlantic Arc Commission is involved in, prepared [...]

15 11, 2017

IMC Regions join the UfM Regional Stakeholder Conference on Blue Economy

The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) is gathering hundreds of key actors and stakeholders from the public, private sector and the academia in the framework of an important Conference on Blue Economy (BE) in the [...]