The JPI Oceans microplastics projects agree on greater cooperation and coordination across the four projects at their joint kick-off meeting at the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness in Madrid.
In 2015 research cruises conducted under the framework of JPI Oceans examined the sites of deep-seabed disturbances which left prominent marks on the seafloor that are still clearly visible several decades after. These studies provide essential information about deep-sea ecosystems and the potential impact of mining activities.
CSA Oceans 2 aims to support the implementation of JPI Oceans' Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda.
Funding for the call on marine energy is provided by twelve funding organisations from five countries and six regions.
The symposium on the 18th of January was dedicated to the National Research Programs as one of the tools to implement science based policy.
Two representatives of Croatia were officially nominated by assistant Minister Ivan Pejic, Phd from the Ministry of Science Education and Sports the Republic of Croatia