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Preparation of UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development kicks off

  • 28 May 2019

The first Global Planning Meeting in Copenhagen catalysed international commitments and sets in motion full year of preparatory activities across regions.

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The BlueBio Cofund completes its selection of pre-proposals

  • 09 April 2019

Following the recommendation of the evaluation panel and upon decision of the Call Steering Committee 35 pre-proposals have been invited to submit a full proposal by 17 September 2019.

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JPI Oceans MiningImpact research expedition heads to sea

  • 08 April 2019

The German research vessel RV SONNE has just left port in Manzanillo, Mexico, for the second leg of a 14-week long research cruise to the Clarion-Clipperton fracture Zone (CCZ) in the Northeast Pacific.

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Strong response to Blue Bioeconomy Cofund joint call

  • 22 March 2019

By closing date, the BlueBio consortium received 83 project proposals.

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Submission of the ERA-NET Cofund proposal aquatic pollutants in support of the Water JPI, JPI Oceans and JPI AMR

  • 19 March 2019

Pending approval of the European Commission, the Consortium plans to launch a joint call for proposals at the beginning of 2020.

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Thorsten Kiefer appointed as new Executive Director

  • 08 March 2019

In March Dr Kiefer took up the position of Executive director at the JPI Oceans secretariat in Brussels.

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Strong response to joint call on microplastics in the marine environment

  • 06 March 2019

By close of call end of February, 38 project proposals were submitted requesting €42 Million.

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Workshop: Scientific support to Munition in the Sea

  • 28 February 2019

As part of the JPI Oceans action on munition in the sea, the National Research Council of Italy (CNR) organized a workshop in Rome in December 2018.

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Researchers from the MiningImpact project discover 17 new species

  • 28 November 2018

Four new genera and 17 new species have been described, according to a paper published in the Zoological Journal of The Linnean Society on the occasion of the research campaign in the Pacific Ocean funded under the framework of JPI Oceans.

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