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Blue Biotechnology Cooperation Event: New Strategies and Future Perspectives

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Maritime Institute in Gdansk, the Lead Partner of the SUBMARINER project invites You to the 'Blue Biotechnology Cooperation Event: New Strategies and Future Perspectives' which take place in Kiel, Germany on May 9th and 10th, 2012.
The event focuses on the exploration of the great biodiversity of marine organisms such as macroalgae, invertebrates, and microorganisms, which offer a promising potential for scientific research and biotechnological application towards high value products. The conference aims at enhancing the awareness for Blue Biotechnology and at strengthening the Baltic Sea Region’s competitiveness in this field. It will offer a platform for networking and cooperation among scientists, private companies and public institutions working in this field.

Topics of this event are biotechnological applications of bioactive compounds, enzymes, and biopolymers from marine organisms. The presentations will cover advanced scientific approaches and technologies, case studies of companies working in this field, European projects as well as strategies for promoting Blue Biotechnology.

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BaltSeaPlan Planning the future of the Baltic Sea Planowanie Przestrzenne na Bałtyku

Planning the future of the Baltic Sea Planowanie Przestrzenne na Bałtyku

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The Maritime Institute in Gdańsk invites to the final conference:
Advancing Maritime Spatial Planning: Results from the BaltSeaPlan project and beyond
Date: 12th January 2012

Location: Berlin,
Conference Organiser: German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency – BSH (Lead Partner BaltSeaPlan)
Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) has become a widely acknowledged and necessary tool for co-ordinating spatial use and balancing of interests in the sea. In view of increasing needs to protect the marine environment and at the same time expanding activities such as offshore wind energy parks and growing shipping traffic such systematic, integrative and forward-looking planning is required in order to safeguard the sustainable development of the oceans.

Among the numerous developments on MSP at European level as well as its regions, states and maritime areas, the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) can certainly claim to be the pioneer among European sea regions in the field of MSP. But also here MSP is far from being established practice and many more steps need to be undertaken.

The conference aims to show and trigger discussions on latest MSP developments at policy as well as implementation level within the European Commission and the Baltic Sea Region. It is open to maritime spatial planning experts and decision makers around all European countries.

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Dear Madam or Sir,
On behalf of the German Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, we have the pleasure to cordially invite you to the CBSS Baltic 21 EcoRegion conference “The Baltic Sea Region – on th way towards the world’s first EcoRegion? Success stories, future challenges” which takes place on 16th – 17th November 2011 in Gdynia / Poland. The conference offers a unique opportunity to network among those who are actively involved in sustainable development throughout the Baltic Sea Region, and to discuss future priorities for related actions and funding programmes. The conference is held under the auspices of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety of Germany, which is currently holding the chair of the CBSS Baltic 21.
We hope that you will be able to participate and look forward to seeing you in Gdynia.
Registration and more information available at



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We have the honour to invite you to take part in the Conference „Environmental Aspects of the Maritime Investments”

Conference organisers:

Maritime Institute in Gdańsk, in cooperation with National Advocat of BONUS 185 Programme
Prof. Stanisław Massel.

Conference title:

„Environmental Aspects of the Maritime Investments”




The Institute is the Lead Partner of the EU international project!

For the first time our Institute took the leadership of the European Territorial Cooperation project! The SUBMARINER is the first attempt in the Baltic Sea Region towards enforcement of the economic potential of our region through sustainable uses of marine resources




Flagship project

The European Commission has approved SMOCS project, relative to Sustainable Management of Contaminated Sediments in the Baltic Sea, to be a EU flagship project. This is a great honor, while not many initiatives concerning our region become flagship projects of EU. SMOCS project now has a strong position, contributing to development of EU Strategy for Baltic Sea Region (especially on area 3: Reduce the use and impact of hazardous substaneces).

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