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WestMED Hackathon ’22 – Maritime community gathers in Malta to generate concrete ideas for boosting the blue economy

On June 30 2022, more than 60 representatives from the WestMED Maritime community gathered in Salina Bay on Malta. It was an occasion to develop and discuss project ideas and learn the outcomes of the ‘WestMED in my country’ events. Each WestMED National Hub presented the key takeaways from their ‘in-my-country’ event that had been […]

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WestMED Maroc et le département des pêches ont réuni plus de 40 représentants maritimes pour le développement de l’économie bleue au Maroc

Dans le cadre de l’Initiative WestMED, la Commission Européenne (DG MARE) a organisé conjointement avec le Département de la Pêche Maritime un atelier national sur le développement de l’économie bleue durable dans le contexte de la planification spatiale maritime (PSM) à Tanger le 17 juin 2022. Ont pris part à cet événement, plus que 40 […]

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A new Blue Economy support ecosystem proposed during Italy’s WestMED National Event in Naples

Within the beautiful setting of the new museum Darwin Dohrn in Naples, on May 26th and 27th 2022, the WestMED National Coordinators and the National Hubs organized the Italian ‘WestMED in my country’ event: “Blue Accelerators & Incubators: the main challenge for Blue Growth in Italy”. With the practical support of Cluster Tecnologico Nazionale Blue […]

Tunisia national event 2022 - partner contract signing

Lancement de l’Economie Bleue en Tunisie avec la signature d’un accord de partenariat entre le Cluster Maritime Tunisien et l’Institut National des Sciences et Technologies de la Mer

Le Hub National Tunisie du projet WestMED a organisé, le 2 juin 2022 à Tunis, l’évènement national sur “L’économie bleue en Tunisie”. Plus de 80 personnes ont assisté à cet événement dont Mme Asma shiri Labidi, la ministre chargée du Secrétariat Général de la Mer, des représentants de l’administration, des entreprises aussi bien publiques que […]

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The EU Blue Economy report 2022: ocean economy fuels European green transition

The European Commission has published its annual EU Blue Economy Report to take stock and uncover the latest trends and developments in all economic sectors related to the oceans and coastal areas. With close to 4.5 million people employed, a turnover of more than €665 billion and €184 billion in gross value added, the EU […]

people meeting at event bridging the gap in Malta 2022

Bridging the Maritime Skills Gap. Succesful WestMED event helps identify possible solutions in Malta

Today the WestMED Initiative (Malta) in collaboration with the Malta Maritime Forum organised an event entitled “Blue Skills: Bridging the Skills Gap through Education and Ocean Literacy”. The event was successful in bringing together the views of the captains of industry and academia who identified skills shortages and possible solutions to the skills gap shortages […]