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Joint Actions

The central implementation mechanism of JPI Oceans is that of Joint Actions. They are formed around topics that fall under JPI Oceans’ thematic scope and contribute to its goals. They are supported by the interest and commitment of several member or associated countries under the leadership of one or co-leadership of several member countries and have developed a concept for implementation, including plans for resourcing, outcomes and impact.

Current Joint Actions


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Blue Bioeconomy

The BlueBio ERA-Net Cofund is the result of a collaboration between JPI Oceans and the former ERA-NETS COFASP and ERA MBT, consisting of 30 partners from 17 countries and aims to strengthen Europe’s position in the blue bioeconomy.

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    Blue Carbon

    The Scoping Action on Blue Carbon is examining how a JPI Oceans Joint Action could address the knowledge gaps in relation to Blue Carbon as a measure for climate mitigation.

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    Climate Science for Oceans

    In a joint effort with JPI Climate, this action aims to fund research on ocean-climate interactions, to improve climate models and inform climate change adaptation policies in Europe.

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      Ecological Aspects of Microplastics

      The Joint Action Ecological Aspects of Microplastics was launched as one of JPI Oceans’ pilot activities, to study the sources, distribution and impact of microplastics in the marine environment.

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        Ocean Carbon Capacities

        The JPI Oceans Knowledge Hub Ocean Carbon Capacities will address and reduce uncertainties in the understanding of the ocean’s buffering and carbon storage capacities.

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          Transdisciplinary Research for Ocean Sustainability

          For this Joint Action, the Belmont Forum, JPI Oceans and Future Earth have joined forces for this Collaborative Research Action (CRA) on Transdisciplinary Research for Ocean Sustainability.

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