03 Dec 2020

Insights from the Sea Tech Week 2020

In 2020, the Sea Tech Week was organised in virtual mode in order to continue to be a pivotal cross-disciplinary platform. In the scope of “the future of observations from seabed to space” several sessions were dedicated to marine data management, data processing and data sciences.

30 Nov 2020

EC launches consultation on ocean observation: sharing responsibility

Ocean observation is essential for the knowledge base of the EU Green Deal, but as we know data are often collected by different authorities for different purposes. A proposed EU initiative aims to achieve a common approach for measuring once and using the data for many purposes across borders and disciplines.

27 Nov 2020

EC Survey on a green post-COVID future: how to make the Blue Economy more sustainable?

The Blue Economy (BE) is associated to all the economic activities linked to the marine environment. Over the last few years, the BE has started to attract more attention thanks to to the economic benefits it brings (in 2018 the sector was valued at 750 million and gave job opportunities to more than 5 million people) and it shows growth trends.

16 Nov 2020

Blue-Cloud at the 7th EMB Forum: Insights on the Biodiversity Strategy and the Digital Twin of the Ocean

The European Marine Board Biennial Open Forum acts as a platform to bring together a wide range of marine science stakeholders to discuss and share knowledge, identify common priorities, develop common positions and collaborate.

09 Nov 2020

Progressing toward a Digital Twin of the Ocean

Announced in 2020 by the European Commission, the Digital Twin of the Ocean is part of the Destination Earth initiative, representing another step forward towards the integration of all European assets related to seas and oceans. How is it related to Blue-Cloud?

29 Oct 2020

Enhancing European research data for biodiversity: the contribution of Blue-Cloud

The complexity of the current context of biodiversity conservation requires new and improved scientific support to all policymakers. This is why there is a need for pivotal research initiatives such as the Knowledge Centre for Biodiversity and Blue-Cloud.

26 Oct 2020

Mission Starfish 2030: Restore our Ocean and Waters

The European Commission's Mission Starfish 2030 and the Blue-Cloud project set important strategies and goals to restore our oceans and create a more sustainable ecosystem by 2030.

12 Oct 2020

Shaping the future of Blue-Cloud - Consultation on the Roadmap to 2030

We are launching an online consultation on the Blue-Cloud Roadmap to 2030! Join us in shaping the future of the Blue-Cloud, an open, web-based cyberspace where marine researchers and innovators will come together to share data and advance Ocean knowledge through collective intelligence.

06 Oct 2020

Blue-Cloud featured in the special issue of ERCIM News on Blue Growth

The Blue-Cloud consortium is thrilled to announce that two of our articles were published in the latest issue of ERCIM News, with a special focus on Blue Growth. An overview of the Blue-Cloud project and an article on the Fisheries demonstrator "Fish, a matter of scales".

29 Sep 2020

Plankton Genomics - A Blue-Cloud demonstrator

Get to know the Blue-Cloud demonstrator “Plankton Genomics” led by EMBL-EBI, in collaboration with VLIZ and the Faculty of Sciences at Sorbonne University. How will it change the landscape for this area of marine research?