This webinar is an opportunity to explore how concrete cooperation actions and implementation could be possible under the Investment for Growth and Jobs (IGJ) goal and serve the needs of S3 thematic partnerships.
More than 50 regions across the EU have identified maritime sectors/investments as a priority in their Smart Specialisation Strategies and are investing into blue growth-related prospective areas. The workshop reflected the JRC/DG MARE Annual Report of the EU Blue Economy 2020 and focused on the innovation as an opportunity for thematic interregional cooperation through joint regional and corporate efforts in the emerging blue growth sectors and discuss the role of quadruple helix stakeholders in the regional and macro-regional innovation collaboration. Through the active involvement of regional representatives, the session featured a few key Emerging Blue Economy sectors particularity relevant in terms of contribution to Green Deal objectives: renewable energy sources, marine environmental protection with a focus on micro-plastics, and desalination.
The webinar entitled “An introduction to HotScot” will highlight the role that minewater geothermal could play in Scotland’s decarbonisation plan.
The EUSEW policy Conference is the EU conference of reference addressing energy transformation and policy developments.