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  • News

    GGGI launches Best Practice Framework

    Published: Friday, January 26, 2018

    Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI) has launched a practical guide for the seafood industry to reduce and mitigate lost fishing gear and marine litter.   Ghost gear refers to any fishing equipmen...[]

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  • News

    EU Announces First Plastics Strategy

    Published: Wednesday, January 17, 2018

    The first ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics announced yesterday, is a part of the transition towards a more circular economy.   It will protect the environment from plastic pollution whilst f...[]

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  • News

    #Net_Hack_Challenge November 2017

    Published: Monday, January 8, 2018

    The latest #Net_Hack Challenge event took place at The Centre for Sustainable Design ® (CfSD) at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) in the UK on 16th November 2017.  Innovation Teams were co...[]

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  • News

    FREE Advice for Sustainable SME’s

    Published: Monday, January 8, 2018

    Date:   15th January 2018

    Location:   Online

    Are you interested in transforming used fishing nets, ropes and components (FNRC’s) into new business opportunities? Join Circular Ocean partner Martin Charter, Professor of Innovation & Sus...[]

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  • News

    Circular Ocean #ChemHack

    Published: Monday, December 18, 2017

    The Circular Ocean #ChemHack Challenge took place as part of the 17th European Meeting on Environmental Chemistry (EMEC17) on 29th November 2016, organised by the Environmental Research Institute (ERI...[]

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  • Press Releases

    Circular Ocean Launches SME Support

    Published: Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    Circular Ocean has announced free consultancy for start-ups and small/medium-sized companies (SMEs) to support the development of eco-innovative products, technologies and services derived from waste ...[]

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  • Events

    FREE Eco-innovation Webinar

    Published: Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    Date:   19th December 2017

    Location:   ONLINE

      Are you interested in transforming used fishing nets, ropes and components (FNRC’s) into new business opportunities?   Join Circular Ocean partner Martin Charter, Professor of Innova...[]

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  • Press Releases

    Circular Ocean Sets Sail with Volvo Ocean Race

    Published: Friday, November 24, 2017

    The Circular Ocean project has been invited to partake in the 2017/2018 Volvo Ocean Race, in the form of an exhibit signifying the prevalence of plastic pollution in our oceans, while seeking to inspi...[]

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  • News

    Fishing Nets, Oil Spills and Microplastics in Oulu

    Published: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

    Circular Ocean travelled north to the city of Oulu in Finland last week to join forces with fellow NPA project “APP4SEA”, hosting a joint event at the University of Oulu on November 9th. The semin...[]

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