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    Circular Ocean Conference – Norway 2018

    Published: Tuesday, March 6, 2018

    Date:   18th & 19th April 2018

    Location:   The Waterfront Quality Hotel & The Norwegian Maritime Competence Centre, Ålesund, Norway

      The Circular Ocean team are pleased to announce their next public event will take place in Ålesund, Norway on April 18th & 19th 2018. The two day conference will encompass topics surroundi...[]

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    Free Small Business Webinar

    Published: Tuesday, March 6, 2018

    Date:   12th March 2018

    Location:   ONLINE

    Have you considered creating new products or business opportunities from fishing nets, ropes or components?   Join Circular Ocean partner Martin Charter, Professor of Innovation & Sustainabil...[]

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    A review of products created from fishing nets and ropes

    Published: Monday, February 12, 2018

    Fishing gear presents a growing waste management challenge and when managed poorly, contributes to the accumulation of detrimental waste plastics in our marine environments. This research study search...[]

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    Free Eco-Innovation Webinar

    Published: Wednesday, January 31, 2018

    Date:   12th February 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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    Circular Ocean launches Eco-Innovation Guide

    Published: Wednesday, January 31, 2018

    Ocean waste is not a new problem. What is new is the awareness and willingness from people, politicians and companies to address the challenge and take action to solve it. This positive attitude towar...[]

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    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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    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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    #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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    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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