• Wednesday, October 27, 2021
  • 10:00 - 13:00
  • Memo
  • Ravezzi 2 South Hall
  • English
  • Italian

Organized by: Ecomondo Scientific Technical Committee and CINEA (Sustainable Blue Economy Unit)

The event will launch the newly started SME-grants funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF). The new set of projects is featuring sustainable blue economy sectors including algae and aquaculture, green transport and offshore renewable energy, and data and underwater technology. The projects will shortly present their concept, products and expected impacts in relation to the EU Green Deal, circular economy, and digitalization, a Q&A session will allow participants to interact with the project coordinators and speakers.


Session Chairs

Vincent Favrel, Head of Unit “Sustainable Blue Economy” or Luca Marangoni, Deputy Head of Unit, European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA)

Andreea Strachinescu, Head of Unit “Maritime Innovation, Marine Knowledge and Investment”, Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, European Commission


Programme

10.00-10.10 Introduction by the Chairs

10.10-10.25 Policy context – EMFF SME grants for the sustainable blue economy
Felix Leinemann, Head of Unit, Blue Economy Sectors, Aquaculture and Maritime Spatial Planning, Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, European Commission

BLUEINVEST Platform:
Daniela Cedola, Consulting Director, PwC

10.25-12.45 Thematic sessions to give the projects the possibility to shortly present their projects

10.25-11.10 Blue bioeconomy: algae and aquaculture
ULVAFARM, KELP-EU, ALGAENAUTS, SEAFOOD4ALGTERNATIVE, AQUAPEKILO

Q&A

11.10-11.20 Coffee- break

11.20 Decarbonisation: green transport and offshore renewable energy
WINNEW, SEAWING4BLUE

Q&A

12.00-12.20 Digital Ocean: data and underwater technology
ESENSE, CO2CONTROL

Q&A

12.20-13.00 Q&As

13.00 Closure (by the chairs)