The workshop is the third workshop planned under an initiative by the Nordic Council of Minister to speed up the realization of the bioeconomy in the Baltic Sea Region. The initiative aims to: engage stakeholders across the region and across sectors, break down the widespread silo mentality that currently leads to a fragmented pursue of the bioeconomy in the Blatic Sea Region and facilitate identification and incubate a number of co-operation actions (10 steps) that are particular important to realize the transition towards a bioeconomy for the Baltic Sea Region.
The seminar addresses lead applicants and those who work on project ideas. In particular those who have a project idea and plan to apply for the funds to Interreg Baltic Sea Region in the 1st call for project proposals. The 1st call is planned to be launched in the beginning of December 2014. Participants of the seminar are expected to have some basic knowledge about the Programme.
The keynote speaker will be Dr. Dr. Christian Patermann, former director for Biotechnology, Agriculture and Food Research at the DG Research of the European Commission and widely seen is as "Father " of the EU Bieoeconomy initiatives. Patermann is also a former member of the German Bioeconomy Advisory Council. The topic of his input will be “The European route to the Bioeconomy, challenges and perspectives for the Nordic region”. Please confirm your participation by e-mail to Gunnþórunn Einarsdóttir, email@example.com.
The Nordic Marine Innovation conference 2014: "Blue growth in the marine industry" will summarize the Nordic Marine Innovation Programme, but also look forward to see what lays ahead for Nordic marine sector.
The launch of a cross-national co-operation for 2014-2020 is on the programme this autumn. We want to look more closely at the results achieved and explore future funding opportunities during the "Interref Baltic Sea Region Programme" conference.
The joint 16th Baltic Development Forum Summit and 5th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR, themed “Growing together”, will explore how co-operation can help strengthen economic growth, contribute to sustainable development, and create a strong and integrated Baltic Sea Region.