Registrations for the second SUBMARINER Network conference are now open!

Register now for the second SUBMARINER conference "Better off Blue" taking place in Berlin, Germany on 27–28 September 2017!

The conference aims to unite actors from the public, private and research domain working towards a blue bioeconomy throughout the Baltic Sea Region to showcase advances, to create synergies and stimulate active cooperation between the multitude of ongoing projects and initiatives in the region.

The conference is organised jointly by the SUBMARINER Network - of which s.Pro is a member - and the Ministry of Energy, Agriculture, Environment and Rural Areas Schleswig-Holstein in the framework of Baltic Blue Growth.

The cross-cutting topics are:
  • The Baltic Sea Region’s blue bioeconomy in the European context;
  • Changing markets for marine protein sources in feed;
  • Smart specialisation and the blue economy;
  • Nutrient mining in the Baltic Sea – a driver for regional development;
  • Smoothing the transition from R&D to market in the blue bioeconomy;
  • Financing environmental services;
  • Creating added value in aquaculture through integration;
  • Marine biobased materials and chemicals.

Confirmed keynote speakers include:
  • Bernhard Friess, Director for Maritime Policy and Blue Economy, Directorate-General Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, European Commission;
  • Jakob Granit, Director, Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management;
  • Christine Lang, Chair of the German Bioeconomy Council and member of the Baltic Sea Region Bioeconomy Panel;
  • Jarmo Puputti, CEO, Raisio plc;
  • Mathias Bergman, Secretary General of the Baltic Sea Action Group. 

Find out more about the conference and register here.