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Stage 1: Expression of Interest Successfully Submitted

By |2019-07-20T03:02:28+00:00July 13th, 2018|

Based on contributions from a diverse international gathering of industry, research and government stakeholders, the Blue Economy CRC team was able to successfully lodge a very strong and competitive Stage 1: Expression of Interest bid on July 3rd, 2018. This is one of the largest bids in the 25-year history of the Co-operative Research Centre scheme in [...]

Meet the research team

By |2019-07-20T03:03:15+00:00June 22nd, 2018|

Research Programs Moving seafood and energy production offshore into new and energetic operating environments requires production systems that can withstand both regular and extreme weather events, while being safely and economically managed. Based on stakeholder feedback during the EOI development process, the Blue Economy CRC's research program has now been reshaped into five distinct streams [...]

Achieving scale and sustainability in aquaculture

By |2019-07-20T03:02:44+00:00May 12th, 2018|

Repost: Peter Neill, Founder, Director, World Ocean Observatory If we continue to over-harvest, over-consume, and over-pollute coastal waters and the deep ocean, aquaculture will be the only way forward to feed and sustain a growing world population. The fish world is changing… It’s been a while since we have discussed aquaculture. We surely remember the [...]

CRC Guidelines & access to key dates and program documentation

By |2019-07-20T03:02:50+00:00March 21st, 2018|

Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) grants support medium to long term industry-led collaborations to solve industry problems and deliver tangible outcomes. To support the overall aims of the CRC Program, CRCs undertake the following essential activities: medium to long term industry-led high quality collaborative research to solve industry-identified problems and deliver outcomes consistent with Government Priorities, [...]

UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development launched

By |2019-07-20T03:02:55+00:00December 8th, 2017|

The United Nations has proclaimed a Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) to gather ocean stakeholders worldwide behind a common framework that will ensure ocean science can fully support countries in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal 14 on the ocean.As mandated by the UN General Assembly, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO [...]

Blue Economy: Seafood Facts & Figures

By |2019-07-20T03:03:00+00:00November 21st, 2017|

The Blue Economy CRC echoes the key guiding principles featured in the 2017 report “The Potential for the Blue Economy”, coordinated by The World Bank Group and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA). While geared towards small-island states, it defines a sustainable blue economy as a marine-based economy that: Provides social and economic [...]

The future is blue

By |2019-07-20T03:03:10+00:00November 16th, 2017|

The Blue Economy CRC had its genesis in a workshop held in August 2016 in Hobart, hosted at IMAS. The workshop brought together expertise from industry, government and academia across the fishing and aquaculture, marine renewable energy and offshore engineering sectors, to consider how to create a foundation for the future of the blue economy. As Australia’s [...]