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Smart Specialisation and Interregional Cooperation in Emerging Sectors of Blue Economy Value Chains

General Information

More than 40 regions across the EU have identified maritime sectors/investments as a priority in their smart specialisation strategies and are investing in blue growth-related prospective areas. The workshop aims to facilitate cross-cutting collaboration and mutual learning among the stakeholders in different emerging blue growth sectors and will benchmark innovation activities in emerging blue economy sectors with a view to instigating future interregional partnerships on and across the most propulsive emerging blue economy sectors.

Agenda and Presentations

MODERATION: Ales Gnamus. DG JRC, B3-Territorial Development.

Luca Marangoni, DG MARE, A3; Sea Basin Strategies, Maritime Regional Cooperation and Security


A) Macro-regional aspects of cooperation in the emerging Blue Growth sectors:

B) Thematic approach by Emerging Blue Growth sectors:


EWRC Building SQUARE - Brussels Convention Centre, Room 313+315. Address: Mont des Arts, 1000 Brussels