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    Supporting the Recycling & Reuse of Fishing Gear by NTNU (Norway)

    Published: Friday, September 1, 2017

    Barrier Assessment – Mechanisms to support the recycling/reuse of fishing gear & the prevention of gear becoming lost/abandoned at sea Laura Brodbeck – Norwegian University of Science...[]

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    Investing in Europe, Investing in People

    Published: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

    Date:   15th September 2017

    Location:   Valencia, Spain

    How can we bring EU funds closer to the people? What needs to change? How can we help improve the already existing mechanisms? The European progressive family is heading to Valencia for a new#EuropeTo...[]

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  • Events


    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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