Young ocean leaders wanted for the World Oceans Day Youth Advisory Council

The World Oceans Day Youth Advisory Council is searching for 10 young ocean leaders from around the world to bring the Council to a total of 25 members.

Applicants should be between the ages of 16 and 22, able to make a two-year commitment - including approximately 10 hours per month to Council activities - and have a passion for ocean conservation.

Applications can be made via the link below.

EMFF Call for Tenders

This call for tenders is titled 'Improving Cost-Efficiency of Fisheries Research Surveys and Fish Stocks Assessments using Next-Generation Genetic Sequencing Methods'. This is a call for tenders in a form of an open procedure to conclude a service contract. The objective of this Contract is to support a scoping study to investigate whether and how next-generation DNA High throughput sequencing (HTS) methods can:

Future Earth Coasts International Project Office: Call for Host

Future Earth Coasts is a global coastal knowledge platform to facilitate communities and networks of coastal scholars and practitioners interested in charting new pathways for sustainability in the coastal zones of the Earth through the activities of networks of interest and Working Groups that collectively contribute towards an “Our Coastal Futures” initiative.

The team at Future Earth Coasts is seeking a suitable institute to host the Project's Office for a period of at least 3 years. Institutes interested in this opportunity must:

Call for Expression of Interest to host the IMBeR International Project Office

The Integrated Marine Biosphere Research project (IMBeR), which commenced in 2005, is seeking to have its International Project Office (IPO) hosted in a new location. Currently hosted by the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) until the end of March 2020, IMBeR is seeking offers for a new host from this date. for a period of at least three years, although five years is preferable.

COLUMBUS Blue Society Award for Impactful Knowledge Transfer

This award will highlight best practice examples of successful Knowledge Transfer, specifically those resulting in impactful uptake by end-users contributing to Blue Growth and the implementation of marine and maritime policies such as the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) in harmony with the principle of Blue Society. The Prize will be awarded to examples where research has been transferred to end users and resulted in measurable impact, while supporting the Blue Society vision.

Call for Training Partners

Call for Training Partners

Get involved!

Does your research vessel have unused capacity when travelling between ports?


Are you a Principal Investigator with spare berths on a planned research cruise?

Become an Ocean Training Partner to access NF-POGO funding for capacity building.

As part of the NF-POGO Capacity Building programme, the Nippon Foundation and POGO are offering: