DEVOTES presented at 3rd Ocean of Tomorrow Conference

Angel Borja (AZTI), coordinator of the project, presented DEVOTES at the 3rd Ocean of Tomorrow Conference: What results so far for healthy and productive seas and oceans?, 11 November 2015, at the European Commission in Brussel (Belgium).

The objectives of the conference were:

  • to present the results of projects funded under the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7) “The Ocean of Tomorrow” call 2012 which aimed at supporting the implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (2008/56/EC) and the achievement of “Good Environment Status” (GES) of EU waters by 2020
  • to envisage how these results can contribute to innovative solutions to improve the overall health and productivity of seas and oceans
  • to capitalise on these results for new research and innovation strategies and actions to reduce pollution on land and at sea and to preserve coasts, seas and oceans

The presentation by Angel Borja is available here.


Angel Borja at 3rd OOT conference

From left: Angel Borja (AZTI, DEVOTES coordinator), Ana-Teresa Caetano (Policy officer in Directorate-General Research and Innovation of the European Commission), Mª Luisa Fernández Cañamero (Marine resource and environment management and control department at CETMAR, STAGES coordinator) and Evangelos Papathanassiou (Deputy Director HCMR, PERSEUS coordinator).