Sun, sea, sand and… jellyfish. Beach holidays have become a risky pursuit as jellyfish populations have exploded in warming seas worldwide in recent years. But thanks to EU-funded researchers, these gelatinous blobs could become a valuable resource – as food, ingredients in medicine and cosmetics, and even as a means to counter pollution.
Today, the European Commission released its 2018 report on the Safety Gate for dangerous products, the former Rapid Alert System.
A Blue Bioeconomy success story: the EU-funded Amalia project has developed ways to create value out of invasive seaweeds.