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Unlocking the Potential of the Blue Bioeconomy

Sustainability and environment
Science and Information Technology

In this Sea and Society Talk, Sonja Andrén presents a new project and platform for collaboration, knowledge sharing, and development to boost the sustainable development of the blue bioeconomy sector.

17 Apr 2024
12:05 - 13:00
Zoom webinar
Registration deadline
17 April 2024

Centre for Sea and Society
Registration is closed.

Sonja Andrén will introduce the work within the project Blue Bio Clusters that aims at supporting coastal communities across the EU in their transition to a blue bioeconomy. She will also introduce a recently launched matchmaking tool, Blue Bio Match, an online community platform where researchers, students, companies, and technology providers within the field can meet and share knowledge and experiences. The talk will also highlight a range of obstacles that blue bio enterprises are facing in amplifying the growth and development of the blue bioeconomy. From navigating the complexities of market access for innovative food products to pioneering new technologies for marine biomass, these challenges are a call to action.

Read more about the new community for the blue bioeconomy – BlueBioMatch

Read more about the BlueBioCluster Project

About the Speaker

Portrait Sonja Andrén
Sonja Andrén, Inovation and Business Development Leader at Innovatum Science Park
Photo: Innovatum Science Park

Sonja Andrén is an innovation and business development leader at Innovatum Science Park. Innovatum Science Park is based in Trollhättan and helps companies, academia and society to meet, collaborate and develop sustainable innovations, primarily in industrial technology. Today, more than 400 companies are involved in Innovatum´s activities, which include test and demo environments, a startup incubator, development projects, various business networks, events, and a community for entrepreneurs.

About Sea and Society Talks

Sea and Society Talks is a lunch seminar series for researchers and ocean professionals, focusing on the challenges for a sustainable development and management of coasts and  the sea.

Link to zoom webinar will be sent out after registration.