The BLUEMED initiative for Blue Growth and Jobs in the Mediterranean

High level conference “The BLUEMED initiative for Blue Growth and Jobs in the Mediterranean”, organized by Italian Minister of Education, Universities and Research and the European Commission.  16th October 2015, in the EXPO Venice Pavilion.

The BLUEMED initiative aims at developing a strategic research and innovation framework for a healthy, productive and resilient Mediterranean Sea. It is the result of a joint effort deployed by Cyprus, Croatia, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Slovenia and Spain, with the support of the European Commission. BLUEMED intends to tap into the full potential of the marine and maritime R&I sectors of the participating States and of all those who are willing to join to create new ‘blue’ jobs, to promote and improve social well-being, sustainable prosperity and environmental status of the concerned Area and beyond.(https://www.researchitaly.it/en/understanding/press-media/documents).

The program of the Conference can be found here.