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European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) - Blue Economy Call Open

The European Maritime and Fisheries Fund has launched a new Call for Proposals with a total budget of 18.7 million to accelerate the development and implementation of the EU Maritime Policy and the sustainable development of the blue economy.

The Call focuses on three topics:

* Blue Labs - promoting innovative laboratories to pilot new and economically viable solutions addressing selected maritime and marine challenges and opportunities. The total budget is 5 million with an expected EU contribution of between 500,000 and 1 million per project. EASME expects to fund approximately six proposals.

* Blue Careers - promotes innovative approaches to strengthen the cooperation between industry and education in order to bridge the gap between skills' offer and demand. The total budget is 5.5 million with an expected EU contribution of between 500,000 and 1 million per project. EASME expects to fund approximately seven proposals.

* Blue Economy - support for demonstration projects based on innovative technologies testing/deploying/scaling-up of new industrial or service applications and solutions for the blue economy. The total budget is 8.2 million with an expected EU contribution of between 500,000 and 1 million per project. EASME expects to fund approximately nine proposals.

Organisations can receive up to 80% co-financing for their project (65% for Blue Economy topic).

Applicants must be private entities, public entities, or international organisations established in an EU Member State. EU bodies (with the exception of the European Commission Joint Research Centre) cannot be part of any consortium.

The deadline for applications is 31st December 2018.

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Posted 2018-10-29 14:23:40

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