20 Apr 2021

The main objective of Blue Research and Innovation Days is to present ongoing cutting-edge projects along with a specially-shaped hackathon towards bringing together consortia, the scientific community and industry working at the core of the ‘blue economy’ by promoting synergies as well as shaping common future activities.

The event was an opportunity for projects to present their particular objectives, the current results, its cloud services, Open and Big Data research and results, the possible business cases providing by this way the possibility to the participants to investigate common approaches to specific problems, complementarities, synergies perspectives, future collaborations.

Blue-Cloud & EuroSea joint workshop

The workshop provided an overview of the collaboration between EuroSea and Blue-Cloud, presenting the latest developments and highlighting their common objectives and future plans. Participants interacted with representatives from both projects in a dedicated Q&A session.



11:00 - 11:05

Introduction to the EuroSea & Blue-Cloud joint workshop

Toste Tanhua, Geomar - slides

11:05 - 11:20

Blue-Cloud: The potential of Blue-Cloud for open science

Sara Pittonet Gaiarin, Trust-IT Services - slides - and Dick Schaap, MARIS - slides -

11:20 - 11:35

EuroSea: Improving and integrating the European Ocean Observing and Forecasting System

Johannes Karstensen, Geomar

11:35 - 11:50

Blue-Cloud tools & services: Benefits of the services from a user community perspective

Cécile Nys, IFREMER and Anton Ellenbroek, FAO

11:55 - 12:10

EuroSea data delivery value chain and data mapping

Sylvie Pouliquen, IFREMER; Enrique Fanjul, Puerto del Estados; Caroline Cusack, Marine Institutes of Ireland 

12:15 - 12:45

Guided Q&A session: EuroSea & Blue-Cloud collaboration 

Caroline Cusack, Marine Institutes of Ireland; Sylvie Pouliquen, IFREMER; Johannes Karstensen, Geomar; Dick Schaap, MARIS; Anton Ellenbroek, FAO

12:45 - 13:00

Closing & final remarks

Who should attend

All enthusiasts for the Blue Economy sector including researchers, Industry and SMEs representatives, scientists, students, start-up owners active in aquaculture, fisheries, marine, ocean, underwater, socioeconomics and ICT sector are welcome to participate in the Blue Rrsearch and Innovation Days in the two parts, workshops and hackathon.

Visit the official event website

Event Type: 
Blue-Cloud Event