Bioenergy, medicines and plastics from the sea? The expectations from society and market towards the marine biobased economy to develop innovative products have risen in recent years.
How can cooperation across borders contribute to fostering smart and conscious uses of marine resources in Europe? Which bottlenecks remain to be tackled, e.g. in technology development?
To discuss these questions with us, we would like to invite you to the workshop: "Innovative products from the sea – Marine contributions to the biobased economy"
On the agenda:
• The Seafarm project – macroalgae for a biobased society:
Fredrik Gröndahl, Associate Professor, Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden)
• Microalgae for food, feed, chemicals, materials and fuels:
Giulia Benvenutti, PhD student, Wageningen University and Research Centre (The Netherlands)
• Manufacturing organic fertiliser from Baltic Sea mussels – a transnational business case:
Andrius Sutnikas, Communication Manager, Klaipeda Science and Technology Park (Lithuania)
• The SUBMARINER Network – actions and initiatives for sustainable and innovative uses of Baltic marine resources
Steffen Lüsse, SUBMARINER Network Flagship Project Leader, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Employment, Transport and Technology Schleswig-Holstein (Germany)
• A panel discussion on marine contributions to the biobased economy
moderated by Angela Schultz-Zehden (Managing Director, SUBMARINER Network for Blue Growth EEIG) with the following panelists:
o Anders Carlberg, Maritime Expert, Region Västra Götaland (Sweden)
o Lars Steenberg Nikolajsen, Senior Consultant, Danish Technological Institute (Denmark)
o Pia Bro Christensen, Project Manager, Green Center (Denmark)
o Mia Dahlström, Adj Associate Professor,Technical Research Institute of Sweden
"Sea our future" in the exhibition area
The SUBMARINER Network will also be on display at the exhibition stand of Schleswig-Holstein's initiative "Zukunft Meer - sea our future" which you will find at stand C15 of the exhibition area.
More information on the European Maritime Day can be found here.