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European Maritime Day Workshop: Enabling and Cross-Cutting Maritime Technologies

2017.05.09

European Maritime Day Workshop: Enabling and Cross-Cutting Maritime Technologies

JPI Oceans will host a workshop on Enabling and Cross-Cutting Maritime Technologies at this year's European Maritime Day on 18 May.

Photo by: Aaron Burden

The workshop will bring together experts from different industries to break the “silo mentality” and identify cross-cutting technology-related challenges that act as bottlenecks for multiple sectors.

The session will feature four speakers, from European marine and maritime research and industry to identify cross-cutting technology-related challenges. The topics covered will be:

  1. Cross-cutting marine/maritime  technologies related to the aquaculture industry

Karl Almås, Special Adviser at SINTEF and Director of the European Aquaculture Technology and Innovation Platform (EATiP)

  1. Cross-cutting marine/maritime technologies related to maritime industries

Pierre Perrocheau, Technical Advisor at SEA Europe and Waterborne Technology Platform

  1. The Digital Ocean: An opportunity for value creation in Europe

Ingrid Schjølberg, Director of NTNU Oceans (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

  1. The Role of JPI Oceans and the MarTERA Cofund

Ulrich Wolf, Senior Officer at Project Management Juelich and CSA Oceans 2

Timing and Place: Thursday, 18 May, 13.30-15.00. Room: Gallery

The European Maritime Day (EMD) is organised annually by the European Commission’s DG MARE to raise the visibility of maritime sectors and support an integrated approach to maritime affairs. The main event is the European Maritime Day Conference, held in a different region each year. This platform welcomes Europe's growing maritime community, with industry professionals from across the EU joining policymakers to discuss, debate and exchange best practices.

In the past, JPI Oceans has actively participated in the conference and last year hosted a workshop on “Knowledge-Based Governance of Deep-Sea Resources”.

The 2017 conference, located in Poole on May 18-19 (UK), will focus on 1) Innovation & Growth, 2) People & Skills, 3) Safety & Security, 4) Sustainability & Governance.

To register for the European Maritime Day, visit the website here.


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