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EuroMarine launches Young Scientist Fellowship Programme in conjunction with its 2017 Call for Proposals

Scientists from EuroMarine Member Organisations are invited to apply for the two EuroMarine 2017 Funding Calls, one for scientific and foresight activities and the other a programme for early career scientists to attend training courses.

EuroMarine considers supporting capacity building for young scientists a key priority. Therefore, EuroMarine has launched a new Young Scientist Fellowship Programme focused on financially supporting individual early career scientists from EuroMarine Member Organisations to participate in training courses. The application deadline for the Individual Fellowships is 2 May 2017.

For further information please see: www.euromarinenetwork.eu/call2017_fellowships.

 

Science Inspiration Leads to Innovation for Blue Growth

Over 120 stakeholders, comprising of marine scientists, industry members, policymakers, and students, convened at the European Parliament on 8 February 2017 to contribute to the EuroMarine event “Blue Science for Blue Growth, EuroMarine: connecting ideas and people”. Proving to be a resounding success, the event turned out to be a thought-provoking and illuminating dialogue on our oceans, and introduced the work and aims of EuroMarine to a wider audience.

Reporting on the success of the meeting, Catherine Boyen said, “EuroMarine is a unique initiative bringing together the best European expertise in marine sciences. We now have to capitalize on these promising achievements, to make more progress for the future of our blue planet.”

For more information on the event see: www.euromarinenetwork.eu/BSBG.