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21/11/21 • 25/11/21

Desalination for Environment Conference & Brokerage Event

Marine sciences & technologies

Canary Islands

Organised by the DESAL+ project, the Desalination for the Environment Conference will take place on 21-25 November 2021 in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. The conference will be devoted to advances towards providing fresh water for all, at affordable cost and at economical energy requirements. The most recent developments in desalination technologies will be […]

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Video of Algae Blue Economy Workshop financed by FORWARD

Marine sciences & technologies

Canary IslandsAzoresMadeiraLa Reunion

In the framework of the European Maritime Day in My Country 2021 (#EMDinMyCountry), the REBECA, REBECA-CCT, and FORWARD projects organised an international workshop on blue bio-economy based on algae in the Macaronesia and EU outermost regions. The event was successful, with high-level interventions from a wide range of experts from Canary Islands, Azores, Cape Verde, […]

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FORWARD featured on EURADA news

AzoresCanary IslandsFrench GuianaGuadeloupeLa ReunionMadeiraMartiniqueMayotteSaint-Martin

FORWARD has been featured on the news of the EURADA Network. EURADA has released a detailed publication about our project objectives and activities. You can access it here. Founded in 1992, the European Association of Development Agencies (EURADA) gathers professionals working on economic development across Europe. The association facilitates the cooperation among regional economic development […]

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EVENT
17/06/21

Workshop Online: Macaronesian Algae Blue Bioeconomy (#EMDinMyCountry)

Marine sciences & technologies

Canary IslandsAzoresMadeiraLa Reunion

Online workshop on Macaronesian Algae Blue Bioeconomy – 17th June 2021 The workshop is promoted within the framework of the European Maritime Day in My Country 2021 (#EMDinMyCountry), by the partners of the REBECA and REBECA-CCT projects and backed by our FORWARD project as well. The organisers are the Spanish Bank of Algas of the Canary […]

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New deliverables online

AzoresCanary IslandsFrench GuianaGuadeloupeLa ReunionMadeiraMartiniqueMayotteSaint-Martin

Our latest deliverables, approved by the EU Commission, are now online! You can access and download any FORWARD public deliverables from our website and Zenodo project community. On these open-access repositories, you will find the latest reports of Work Package 3 and 4. D3.2 Thematic Action Plans includes the action plans – and their implementation […]

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FORWARD videos featured on the EU website!

AzoresCanary IslandsFrench GuianaGuadeloupeLa ReunionMadeiraMartiniqueMayotteSaint-Martin

We are glad to announce that our recently developed videos have been featured on the website of the EU Commission (DG Regio)! You can read the news on the EU website here. And… Do not forget to watch the two videos: the first video introduces the FORWARD project and its objectives; the second video provides […]

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01/06/21 • 22/06/21

EU project management and financial training in French Guiana

French Guiana

The University of French Guiana is organising multiple training sessions for their researchers within the framework of the FORWARD project. 1st, 4th and 8th June 2021: A webinar about managing H2020 projects with two main objectives: Managing administrative and financial aspects of H2020 contracts; Preventing financial recoveries in case of audit. 17th – 22nd June 2021: […]

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VIDEO : Introducing FORWARD

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Work package 8 is focused on dissemination and communication activities led by French Guiana Territorial Collectivity. WP8 activities are transversal and essential for Forward visibility with the creation of communication tools. 3 promotional videos of Forward are scheduled to showcase ORs assets in research and innovation. Video #1 : Introducing FORWARD Video #2 : Discover […]

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ECOAQUA Guidelines on Sustainable Aquaculture

Marine sciences & technologies

Canary Islands

FORWARD is part of the results of the ERA-CHAIR ECOAQUA project, and more specifically to the project Guidelines on sustainable aquaculture in ORs and other overseas territories (OCTs). Given the relevance of ORs and OCTs in the European maritime policy context, with their intrinsic huge marine biodiversity and its potential for Blue Growth, the ECOAQUA […]