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Save the date! 5 April 2016, from 09:30-13:00 - Blue Calls/ 7.5M € to boost blue economy

Education, Research, Innovation - This year, 3 calls for proposals will be launched under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund to foster blue growth across Europe.

With a budget of over 7,5M€, the 3 calls 'Blue careers', 'Blue labs' and 'Blue technology' will help enhancing career opportunities in the maritime economy, stimulating the creativity of young researchers and setting up partnerships to bring research results to the market in promising blue growth technology areas. The calls will be open to all sea basins surrounding the EU coasts and will target a wide range of stakeholders of the blue economy.

The launch event will be opened by Karmenu Vella (tbc), Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries