The event will convene researchers, experts and EU policymakers to explore how research and innovation can help protecting and restoring oceans and waters to achieve the mission’s objectives.
Protecting and restoring marine and freshwater ecosystems
Discussions will focus on topics such as protecting and restoring marine and freshwater ecosystems and biodiversity, preventing and eliminating pollution, as well as making the blue economy carbon-neutral and circular.
The event is part of the Commission’s multiple actions aimed at enhancing policy feedback practices and synergies across EU programmes. It will showcase outstanding EU-funded projects that propose solutions to some of the challenges increasingly affecting European rivers, coasts and seas.