Advancing blue bioeconomy capacities in the Baltic Sea Region
The Blue Platform has realised numerous feats throughout its implementation period, including the publication of the comprehensive and interactive Baltic Blue Bioeconomy Actors Map: 8 comprehensive Topic Pages on Blue Bioeconomy Sectors; 8 Country Information Profiles: as well as a series of workshops (including on ‘Mapping Perspectives of the Blue Bioeconomy in the Baltic States’; ‘Innovative Technologies in Aquaculture’; and ‘Alignment of Aquaculture Legislation’. More workshops took place online in 2021 due to COVID-19. The project organized the Better Off Blue 2.0 Conference and Webinar Series in 2021 and published Position Papers on Harmonisation and Alignment of Legislation relevant to the Blue Bioeconomy in the Baltic (based on the Position Paper on Aquaculture Legislation), as well as a Position Paper on the Harmonisation and Alignment of Funding. The original SUBMARINER Network Roadmap for the Blue Bioeconomy 2030 was updated with the support of Blue Platform. The new roadmap is available under Roadmap BEYOND 2021.
In addition, Blue Platform has published a ‘Manual with Recommendations for Effective Blue Bioeconomy interventions in the Baltic Sea Region’ alongside a web-based overview of inspiring Good Practices from the Baltic Sea Blue Bioeconomy.
The three-year Blue Platform project enables us to:
Blue Platform was a consortium of 9 project partners, including SUBMARINER Network and our members.
Angela Schultz-Zehden, Founder and Managing Director