Entries by Pierre Roudaut

A European project to promote new recycling methods in the fishing industry

INDIGO is an Interreg European project that brings together 10 partners between France and UK to develop biodegradable fishing net and to improve the recycling of fishing gear. “The main expected result is to develop a prototype fishing gear that is resistant and biodegradable in the marine environment. Professionals from the fishing and aquaculture sectors […]

Nenu2phar project: Micro-algae for biodegradables bioplastics.

NENU2PHAR project is a 5 years project financed by the H2020 European programme that is aimed to develop a viable alternative to existing petrochemical-based plastics that is sustainable and biodegradable. The project brings together 17 partners (5 large industrials, 6 SMEs, 5 RTOs and 1 cluster) leaders in the different fields of research, from biomass […]

Genialg project final conference!

The final conference of the H2020 project Genialg will be held online on the 30th of november! The Horizon 2020 Blue Growth project GENIALG is the first industry-driven project bringing together pioneering companies in large-scale integrated European biorefineries and experts in seaweed cultivation, genetics and metabolomics to boost the seaweed industry. GENIALG is aimed at […]

The Seaweed Manifesto: an initiative to develop the seaweed sector in a sustainable way.

The Seaweed Manifesto, initiated by the Lloyds Register Foundation and UN Global Compact (United Nation), has been launched. This seaweed manifesto is a visionary document outlining how seaweed can contribute to delivering on the sustainable development goals. It defines a vision for the industry, explores the opportunities and benefits, as well as outlining the challenges […]

The 5th edition of Ocean Hackathon: An international initiative to promote innovation in blue economy.  

The 5th edition of Ocean Hackathon: An initiative to promote innovation in the blue economy sector. Ocean Hackathon is an initiative led by the Campus Mondial de la Mer (Brest, France) which encourages sharing, the use of new digital technologies and an entrepreneurial spirit. The resultant projects enhance the value of marine and maritime data, […]