News

US Disruptive Technologies Laboratory: Opportunities for UK Blue Growth businesses

The Maritime Alliance, a not-for-profit maritime cluster alliance in San Diego, is working with the ...

Onboard Project looking at digital skills in the ports and logistics sector recognised for good practice

The Onboard Project celebrated the first year of implementation at the end of 2018, being recognised...

Events

DIT South East Live Training: LinkedIn 101, 20th February 2019, Maidstone

Optimise your global presence by joining this unique training opportunity on the world's largest pro...

Maritime Start-Up Funding and Innovation Workshop, 21st February 2019, Maritime Greenwich

As part of the National Maritime 'Navigator' Business Support Programme delivered in partnership wit...

Current Projects - COLUMBUS: Knowledge Transfer for Blue Growth

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Find out why marine research is so important for all our lives via the COLUMBUS film...

COLUMBUS which is an EU funded project looking to capitalise on the European Commission's investment in marine and maritime research has put together a short but very illuminating film demonstrating the importance of marine research on all our lives.

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COLUMBUS Knowledge Transfer Good Practice Guide available to download...

The EU funded COLUMBUS project on Knowledge Transfer has published its Good Practice Guide to the Use and sharing
of marine observations and data by industry.

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COLUMBUS: Knowledge Transfer for Blue Growth...

The marine environment constitutes two-thirds of our planet and offers huge potential for citizens' well-being, with extensive resources that form the basis for many economic activities. Europe is emerging from the worst financial crisis in recent history and rebuilding our economy demands that we identify sustainable opportunities for jobs and economic growth. The ocean is a source of food, water, energy and raw materials; a medium for tourism, transport and commerce; and, can provide solutions to many societal challenges. Nevertheless the ocean is neither inexhaustible nor immune to damage. Marine and maritime research has a critical role to play in developing our understanding of the seas and advancing technology so that we can grow their economic potential in a sustainable manner. However, key substantial research results are not always known or exploited when they could be of use to marine and maritime stakeholders (e.g. scientists and policymakers).

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