Europe’s flagship space programmes, Galileo and Copernicus, shared a stand and a stage at this year’s InterGEO event in Berlin.
The agenda items include examinations of the revised draft submissions of a Proposal for amendments to the 2015 Guidelines for Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems and of Guidance on accidental breakdown, instrument malfunction and perceived temporary non-compliance and transient performance of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS).
Microscopic green algae may be the scourge of swimming pools, but scientists and businesses have started cultivating them on a large scale to explore how they could in fact improve our lives in a sustainable way.
With a coastline 7 times as long as the United States’ and 4 times as long as Russia’s, the EU’s maritime regions are home to almost half the EU’s population and account for almost half its GDP. Fisheries and the maritime economy are drivers for jobs and growth in Europe’s coastal communities. Full article…
The EU´s 9 outermost regions have unique features and assets for their maritime economy. A recent study financed by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) has identified concrete opportunities to improve the competitiveness of the blue economies of Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Réunion, Mayotte, Saint-Martin, Madeira, the Azores and Canary Islands.
Water samples were taken from selected municipalities around the Baltic Sea (such as Pärnu, Riga, Klaipeda, Gdansk, Stockholm, and Turku) to find out the occurrence of hazardous substances.
The hearing is part of the preparation of an own-initiative opinion by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) aiming at setting out the measures that should be implemented in the maritime technology industry to achieve the Europe 2020 targets in terms of smart, sustainable and inclusive growth, in particular by means of “blue growth”.
The final Opinion will be transmitted to the European Institutions for consideration.
The Estonian Presidency of the EU and the European Commission are jointly hosting a conference on the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) on 12-13 October 2017. Full article…