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    Circular Ocean Innovation Conference 2017

    Published: Monday, April 24, 2017

    Date:   17th -18th July 2017

    Location:   Reykjavik, Iceland

    Circular Ocean brought it’s unique eco-innovative thinking to Reykjavik this month for a two day Innovation Conference, in conjunction with Innovation Center Iceland and the Reykjavik School of Visu...[]

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  • Press Releases

    NO REPRO FEE: At the Circular Ocean Workshop at Vertigo, Cork County Hall were (left to right): Sean O'Sullivan, South Cork Local Enterprise Office, Michelle Green, Macroom-E, Laurent Bontoux, EU Policy Lab and Martin Charter, Centre for Sustainable Design, UK.  Picture: Martin Walsh.

    Circular Ocean Hosts Ireland’s first Scenario Exploration Event

    Published: Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    European Event Gets Caught Up In Nets! Date of issue: 29th March 2017 Circular Ocean’s Irish Partners, Cork County Council Initiative “Macroom E” have today welcomed delegates from N...[]

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    Circular Ocean announced as one of EU’s 60 Emblematic Projects!

    Published: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

    60 years, 60 emblematic projects benefiting citizens in the #EURegions Circular Ocean was announced as one of the EU’s 60 emblematic projects in their recent “60 Years of Europe, 60 Projects For Y...[]

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    An Ocean for Life

    Published: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

    Date:   5th - 6th October 2017

    Location:   Malta

    Since 2014, Our Ocean conferences, have invited world leaders to look forward and respond, delivering high-level commitments and transforming the challenges ahead into an opportunity for cooperation, ...[]

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    Circular Ocean features in EC Report on Circular Economy

    Published: Thursday, February 23, 2017

    In 2015, the European Commission adopted an ambitious Circular Economy Package, which includes revised legislative proposals on waste to stimulate Europe’s transition towards a circular economy ...[]

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    Circular Ocean Features at Sustainable Innovation Conference 2016

    Published: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    Circular Ocean’s Lead Partner, Dr. Neil James of the Environmental Research Institute, University of the Highlands and Islands presented at the 21st Sustainable Innovation International Conferen...[]

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  • Our Events


    Sixth International Marine Debris Conference

    Published: Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    Date:   12th - 16th March 2018

    Location:   San Diego, California, USA

    The 6IMDC is an opportunity to energize international coordination efforts within the marine debris community....[]

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    Circular Ocean Hosts Successful #ChemHack Challenge in Inverness!

    Published: Wednesday, December 7, 2016

    Circular Ocean recently held a unique challenge event in Inverness, Scotland, to help turn marine plastic waste a useful resource. The #ChemHack Challenge took place as part of the 17th European Meeti...[]

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    Published: Thursday, November 17, 2016

    Date:   26th-27th October

    Location:   UCA Farnham, UK

    Successful Circular Ocean #Net_Hack_Challenge at Centre for Sustainable Design (CfSD)! Circular Ocean, a transnational European project which aims to help turn waste plastic from the sea into a useful...[]

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