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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The latest instalment of Blue Tech Voices features Dr. Mark Hemer, acting lead of the Blue Economy Co-operative Research Centre Offshore Renewable Energy Systems Program. He answers questions about the new $236 million Blue Economy R&D initiative. View the full article here.
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 [...]
Our very own Blue Economy CRC Research Program Leader Professor Chien Ming Wang has been internationally applauded for his outstanding research, placing him amongst the world's best. Professor Wang has ranked 14th globally in the Stanford University Worldwide Survey, first in Queensland and second in Australia in a survey that analysed data for six million [...]