Kick-Off Meeting for the BlueBio Cofunded Projects

Last June a kick-off meeting for the cofunded projects of the first cofund call took place online. All 19 projects were presented on this online meeting. We have now published fact sheets for all these projects here.

The first joint BlueBio call is supported by European 16 countries as well as the EU. All partner countries contributed to the call: Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Spain and Sweden. The countries will provide 19 of the € 25 million for the projects, and the European Commission will top up with 6 million euros.

The cofunded projects are:

AquaHeal3D3D Printed Biomarine Wound Healing Accelerant
AquaHealth Microalgae MicrobiomesA natural source for the prevention and treatment of
diseases in aquaculture
AquaTech4FeedNovel sustainable aquaculture technologies for the production of innovative feeds for improved fish stocks
BESTBROODIdentification of broodstock performance indicators and markers to boost the aquaculture of emerging fish species
BIOSHELLRecycling crustaceans shell wastes for developing biodegradable wastewater cleaning composites
BIOZOOSTAINSustainable utilization of zooplankton as by-products
BlueCCCommercial exploitation of marine collagen and chitin from marine sources
CASEAWAAdvanced materials using biogenic calcium carbonate from seashell
DIGIRASOptimizing land-based fish production in next generation digital recirculating aquaculture systems
ImprovAFishImproving aquaculture sustainability by modulating the feed-microbiome-host axis in Fish
InEValIncreasing Echinoderm Value Chains
MARIKATNew catalytic enzymes and enzymatic processes from the marine microbiome for refining marine seaweed biomass
MedSponCharacterization of new antibiotic principles against WHO priority pathogens of sustainable produced marine sponges for nutraceutical applications
MINERVAMarine Innovation using Novel Enzymes for waste Reduction and Valorisation of Algal biomass
PlastiSeaNovel enhanced bioplastics from sustainable processing of seaweed
RASbiomeMicrobial management in RAS for sustainable aquaculture production
SIDESTREAMSecondary bio-production of low trophic organisms utilizing side streams from the Blue and Green sectors to produce novel feed ingredients for European aquaculture
SNAPSeaweeds for novel applications and products
SuReMetSFrom sustainable resources to novel marine nutraceuticals for the management of metabolic syndrome

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