A New Era of Blue Enlightenment

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Date: 
12 July, 2017 - 14 July, 2017
Location: 
Lisbon, Portugal

The launch of the South Atlantic Research and Innovation Flagship Initiative between the European Union, Brazil and South Africa will take place this summer, bringing together key political leaders and stakeholders from Europe, as well as from Brazil and South Africa. Participants will enjoy a blend of plenaries, panel discussions, inspirational keynotes and a showcase of EU funded projects and national initiatives and key political leaders and stakeholders from Europe, Brazil and South Africa will discuss:

  • climate and ecosystem approaches;
  • earth and ocean observation and forecasting systems;
  • food security, fisheries management and aquaculture;
  • ocean technology; and
  • Polar research (especially interconnections between the Atlantic and Antarctica).

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