BLUEMED project is a Coordination and Support Action (Horizon 2020 Call under Blue Growth – Demonstrating an ocean of opportunities) for the exploitation of the BLUEMED initiative for blue jobs and growth in the Mediterranean area, with particular reference to the implementation of the BLUEMED Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA).
The ultimate objective of the project is to support the activation of sustainable ‘blue’ innovation and growth, by fostering integration of knowledge and efforts of relevant stakeholders from EU Member States of the Mediterranean Basin, and then among these, other EU and non-EU Countries. To this end, the project will set the scene for the effective coordination of marine and maritime research and innovation activities in the long term. Four dedicated working platforms on knowledge, economy, technology and policy have been set up, allowing representatives of these sectors to work together pivoting on identified key players of these sectors in national levels.
The project is coordinated by CNR- Italy and HCMR is a main partner of the project’s consortium and WP5 – The Global Med – leader responsible for enlarging the participation of non-EU Med countries to the BLUEMED concept, whereas HCMR participates in all WPs.
Geographic Coverage:Mediterranean and European - Greece, Italy, France, Cyprus, Malta, Croatia, Spain, Slovenia, Portugal(partners’ countries)
Project website: http://www.bluemed-initiative.eu/the-project/