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Official Launch of the Blue Economy CRC

By |2020-01-20T02:17:56+00:00January 20th, 2020|

The official launch of the Blue Economy CRC is taking place at 10am on Tuesday 28 January at the CRC’s Headquarters in Launceston at Building V (Discipline of Information, Communication and Technology) at the University of Tasmania. It will be attended by members of the Blue Economy CRC Board, various Ministers (TBC), local CRC participants, [...]

Inaugural Participant Workshop

By |2020-01-20T02:15:25+00:00January 17th, 2020|

Inaugural Participant Workshop Event Details: Wednesday 29th January 2020 9:30AM – Thursday 30th January 2020 5:00PM AEST Location: Hobart Function and Conference Centre, 1 Elizabeth Street Pier, Hobart. Participation by invitation only  The Blue Economy CRC in November 2019 had its first call for projects with the timeline for Expressions of Interest for General Projects [...]

Blue Economy CRC Announces CEO

By |2019-12-11T21:31:40+00:00December 11th, 2019|

The Board of Blue Economy CRC-Co Ltd is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr John Whittington as our inaugural CEO. John joins us from the Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment where he has been the Secretary (Chief Executive-equivalent) for more than five years. As the leader of that agency he [...]

Blue Economy CRC Seeks Business Manager

By |2019-10-25T03:50:16+00:00October 25th, 2019|

ORGANISATION BACKGROUND The Blue Economy Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) https://blueeconomycrc.com.au/ is managed by the Company (Blue Economy-CRC-Co Ltd) and will bring together, for the first time, national and international expertise in aquaculture, marine renewable energy and marine engineering as part of a single, collaborative project. Through integration of the knowledge and expertise across these sectors, [...]

Blue Economy CRC-Co Board Member Recognised as Fellow of ATSE

By |2019-10-23T00:38:17+00:00October 23rd, 2019|

Today, Dr Gunilla Burrowes one of the Company’s non-executive directors, was named a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE). Dr Burrowes is widely recognised for her significant achievements in three parallel careers. An electrical engineer, she is an expert in communications between swarming autonomous underwater vehicles, industry innovation and gender equity.  She [...]

Tasmanian Politicians meet Key Members of the CRC

By |2019-10-22T23:07:55+00:00October 22nd, 2019|

The Hon Guy Barnett MP and Senator the Hon Jonathan Duniam met the Board members and Interim CEO of the Blue Economy CRC at the CRC Headquarters at the Australian Maritime College in Launceston on October 21st, 2019. The visit coincided with the Company’s announcement of the execution of its Grant Agreement with the Federal [...]

Blue Economy CRC-Co Ltd Signs Grant Agreement with Commonwealth

By |2019-10-23T00:55:46+00:00October 21st, 2019|

MEDIA RELEASE - OCTOBER 21: BLUE ECONOMY CRC-CO LTD SIGNS GRANT AGREEMENT WITH COMMONWEALTH Today Blue Economy CRC-Co Ltd (the Blue Economy CRC) took the next important step in its work to support sustainable offshore seafood production and renewable energy development when it signed a major Grant Agreement with the Australian Government Department of Industry [...]

Blue Economy CRC features on ABC Future Tense program

By |2019-10-14T21:35:04+00:00October 10th, 2019|

Interim CEO, Darren Cundy discusses the Blue Economy CRC on ABC Future Tense program. "The Blue Economy CRC is challenging us to realise the sustainable management of ocean resources requires collaboration across borders and sectors at a scale we haven't seen before. Sustainability is key. The idea of sustainability goes to the heart of the [...]