CRC Guidelines & access to key dates and program documentation

March 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 [...]

UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development launched

December 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 [...]

Blue Economy: Seafood Facts & Figures

November 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 [...]

The future is blue

November 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 [...]