The Blue Bioeconomy Final Meeting

The Final Meeting will be held on the 19th of March 2024 at 09:30 – 17:30 CET. The meeting will take place at the Norway House in Brussels, Belgium.

The BlueBio Final meeting will focus on the science-policy aspects and learnings from the ERA-NET and is for actors in the science-policy landscape who work on developing and implementing partnerships, coordinating portfolios, developing international calls and preparing for Horizon Europe and FP10. At the BlueBio Final meeting, discussions will be facilitated to improve the strategic implementation of instruments like ERA-NETs.

09:15 – 09:30Coffee and registration
09:30 – 09:45Welcome and introductionIngeborg KORME, Coordinator Blue Bioeconomy ERA-NET Cofund
Eva Falleth, Research Council of Norway
 The BlueBio story: working strategically with calls
09:45 – 10:35  The value of the value chain approach
Integrating industry in R&I projects
Amplifying project reach and knowledge impact through additional calls
Nikos Zampoukas (DG RTD),
Mercedes Groba (EIT Food),
Samuele Ambrosetti (BIC),
Thorsten Kiefer (JPI Oceans)
Ingeborg Korme (moderator)
Coffee break
Thinking outside the box: additional activities
11:00 – 12:20Finding the holy grail: creating synergies between projects
Human Capacity Building within and between projects
Commercialisation support to R&I projects
Policy and regulatory work as an ERA-NET Cofund
Interactive session moderators:
Maarten Uyttebroek (Flanders FOOD)
Inderjit Singh Marjara (RCN)
Bernardo Patti (CNR)
Majbritt Bolton-Warberg (Marine Institute)
Ingeborg Korme (RCN)
 The impact of BlueBio
13:30 – 14:10The impact of our funded projects
Maximising impact of an H2020 consortium
Maris Stulgis (DG RTD),
Charlotte Jagot (CINEA),
Inga Bruskeland (ERA Learn),
Margherita Zorgno (Sustainable Blue Economy Partnership),
Ingeborg Korme (moderator)
14:10 – 14:20Looking to the future of the blue bioeconomyNikos Zampoukas, DG RTD
14:20 – 14:30Closing the meetingIngeborg Korme (Coordinator BlueBio)
14:30 – 17:30Guided tour BIGH – Brussels Aquaponic Farm
Final meeting celebratory reception

The event will be at Norway House, Rue Archimède 17, 1000 Bruxelles. All BlueBio funding partners are invited to attend the meeting. A Final Meeting reception will be held in the evening at BIGH, Rue Ropsy Chaudron 24 boîte 35, 1070 Anderlecht.

The registration deadline was 6th of March. If you did not register before the 6th of March, you can send an email here.

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