Inspiring Communities to realise the hidden economic opportunities of discarded fishing nets and ropes in the Northern Periphery & Arctic region

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Did you know? Annually, 12.7 million tons of plastic waste enters our oceans

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Could discarded fishing nets be your next business opportunity?

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  • Circular Ocean shortlisted for RegioStar Awards 2016!

    Great news! We’ve been selected as finalists of the ‪#‎RegioStars‬ Awards in the “Sustainable Growth” category by Europe in my region! The RegioStars Awards is an annual competition honouring Europe’s most inspiring and innovating regional projects supported by EU Cohesion Policy Funds. The objective of the RegioStars Awards is to identify good practices in regional […]

  • Circular Ocean Conference – Norway 2016

    Circular Ocean Conference

    Ålesund 1st -2nd September 2016

    Developing a circular economy for fishing nets and ropes (FNRs) in the Northern Periphery and Arctic Region (NPA)

    Date: Ålesund 1st - 2nd September 2016 / NTNU in Ålesund

    Location: Scandic Hotel, Ålesund City Center

  • Nor-fishing Conference

    Summary: Nor Fishing is a prestigious event dedicated to fisheries industry in Norway. This biennial event boasts of a history of 51 years, hosting exhibitors and visitors in increasing numbers in each of its editions. Held at cities such as Bergen and Oslo in the past, this trade fair is now organized at Trondheim with the city’s famous fair centre, the Trondheim Spektrum, acting as the fair venue. Nor Fishing brings together leading exhibitors of shipyards, fishing equipment, deck machinery and maritime electronics, allowing them to showcase their products to an international list of clients. It acts as a platform for serious business transactions, providing over 460 exhibitors with the opportunity to serve over 14,000 trade buyers from more than 52 countries.

    Date: 16th-19th August 2016

    Location: Trondheim, Norway