Publications

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s.Pro has authored, edited and published a number of key studies and reports in the field of maritime policy and sustainability.

List of publications

SUBMARINER Compendium – An Assessment of Innovative and Sustainable Uses of Baltic Marine Resources

164 Pages, PDF 50.3 MB (Autumn 2012)
This joint output of the SUBMARINER project provides, for the first time, a comprehensive assessment of the potential for innovative and sustainable uses of Baltic marine resources. s.Pro is co-coordinator and editor of the publication.
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SUBMARINER Roadmap – Towards blue-green economy in the Baltic Sea Region

35 Pages, PDF 2.31 MB (September 2013)
s.Pro is also co-author and editor of the publication "SUBMARINER Roadmap. Towards blue-green economy in the Baltic Sea Region" (September 2013). Based on the findings of the Compendium, the SUBMARINER Roadmap promotes new initiatives in the field of sustainable and innovative uses of Baltic marine resources
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BaltSeaPlan Findings: Experiences and Lessons

152 Pages, PDF 7.62 MB (March 2013)
s.Pro is the author of the publication BaltSeaPlan Findings: Experiences and Lessons (March 2013), a summary report on outputs achieved by the BaltSeaPlan project as well as future actions needed to further develop maritime spatial planning in the Baltic Sea Region and beyond. The publication was launched at an expert workshop with the European Commission in March 2013 in Brussels.
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MSP Governance Framework Report

101 Pages, PDF 5.30 MB (June 2014)
s.Pro is the author of the MSP Governance Framework Report presented at the Baltic Maritime Spatial Planning Forum in Riga on 17-18 June 2014. The report draws on state-of-the-art analysis of pan-Baltic cooperation in the field of MSP including a broad set of interviews with sector representatives and MSP governance experts. It provides recommendations to the HELCOM-VASAB Working Group on MSP for developing guidelines on transnational cooperation and consultations, as well as on public participation.
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Suggestions for the future multi-level MSP Governance Framework within the Baltic Sea Region

6 Pages, PDF 6.9 MB (June 2014)
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Study in support of impact assessment work on Blue Biotechnology

234 Pages, PDF 4.2 MB (October 2014)
The European Commission (DG MARE) has published the “Study in support of impact assessment work on Blue Biotechnology”, co-developed by s.Pro as part of a consortium under a Service Framework Contract with DG MARE. The main purpose of the study has been to assist stakeholders to fully deliver on the potential of Blue Biotechnology for growth and jobs by promoting the sector’s sustainability, competitiveness and visibility.
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Support activities for the development of maritime clusters in the Mediterranean and Black Sea areas

76 Pages, PDF 2 MB (August 2014)
With this project, s.Pro (co-author) and its partners have provided a clear picture of maritime clusters in the Mediterranean and Black Sea areas in terms of patterns (public or private driven, market outreach, value-chains, geography of business relations), quality and quantity of partners. Within the overall study s.Pro has been in particular responsible for the Adriatic-Ionian sub-sea basin.
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Baltadapt Action Plan. Recommended actions and proposed guidelines for climate change adaptation in the Baltic Sea Region

64 Pages, PDF 3.4 MB (August 2013)
The Baltadapt Action Plan promotes the implementation of the Baltadapt Strategy and specifies priority activities for climate change adaptation in the Baltic Sea Region.
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Baltadapt Strategy for adaptation to climate change in the Baltic Sea Region

52 Pages, PDF 3.9 MB (August 2013)
The Baltadapt Strategy aims to prepare the ground for a politically endorsed Baltic Sea Region-wide strategy for adaptation to climate change in the Baltic Sea Region.
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Study on Blue Growth, Maritime Policy and the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

94 Pages, PDF 3.5 MB (December 2013)
Under a Service Framework Contract with the EU Commission / DG MARE, s.Pro as part of the EUNETMAR consortium has developed a study on Blue Growth, Maritime Policy and the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region.

The aim of the study is to ensure seamless interfacing between the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR), the Blue Growth and the Europe 2020 agenda, as well as the 2014-2020 programming period.
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Stakeholder Dialogue on Maritime Spatial Planning

6 Pages, PDF, 5.30 MB (June 2014)
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Overview of the Maritime Spatial Planning Situation in the Countries of the Baltic Sea Region 

24 Pages, PDF, 3.9 MB (July 2014)
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