Theme: Smart Specialisation and the Emerging Blue Sectors
Title of the workshop: Smart Specialisation in Blue Economy Value Chains
- Joint Research Centre
This session will discuss what it takes to create successful blue growth innovation ecosystems and how the transregional cooperation can facilitate new innovative services and products to feed the global value chains. It will also benchmark innovation activities in emerging Blue Economy sectors with a focus to deliver interregional partnerships around these emerging fields.
- Marek Przeor, Team Leader, DG REGIO, Dir.G, Smart and Sustainable Growth and Programme Implementation.
- Dr. Ales Gnamus - Project Leader, European Commission, Joint Research Centre.
- Cristina Oyon - Head of Strategic Initiatives, Basque Energy Cluster.
- Dr. José Ignacio Hormaeche - CEO, Basque Energy Cluster and Coordinator of Thematic Partnership on Advanced Manufacturing for Energy Applications in the Harsh Marine Environments.
- Mojca Zupan - CEO, PlanetCare Ltd.