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2012.09.13

Two new employees join the JPI Oceans secretariat

The JPI secretariat has the pleasure of welcoming two new full time employees. Berit Johne who will take up the role as a special adviser for JPI Oceans and Agnes Aune, the office manager at the secretariat. Both are seconded from the Research Council of Norway.

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2012.09.10

JPI Oceans first Strategic Advisory Board elected

On the 28th of August the first JPI Oceans Strategic Advisory Board consisting of 17 members was elected from more than 70 candidates from science, industry and civil society.

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2012.09.03

CSA Oceans: a FP7 support action for JPI Oceans kicks off

On the 1st of September 2012 the FP7 project CSA Oceans was launched. During the three year project eleven partners from nine different countries will work towards supporting the JPI Oceans initiative to become fully operational.

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2012.08.27

Norwegian report predicts six time increase in biomarine industries by 2050

The Norwegian biomarine industry may increase six times from today’s 12 billion Euro to 75 billion Euro in 2050. These are estimates presented in a new report from a working group appointed by the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters (DKNVS) and the Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences (NTVA). In addition the report highlights the importance of international research cooperation.

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2012.08.17

Irish Government launches plan to double its oceans wealth

On 31 July Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny launched a Government plan to double the value of Ireland’s ocean wealth to 2.4% of the Irish GDP by 2030. The report, ‘Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth - An Integrated Marine Plan for Ireland’ was presented at the Marine Institute, Galway.

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2012.08.14

UN launches ocean protection initiative

On 12 August the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched the Oceans Compact, an initiative to improve the health of oceans, protect and sustain ocean environments and strengthen ocean knowledge and management.

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