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Speakers and panellists confirmed for the BONUS-HELCOM conference: Research and innovation for sustainability! 6 November 2018, Copenhagen

Among the confirmed speakers and panellists are:
• Erik Bonsdorff, Professor, Åbo Akademi, 
• Anne Christine Brusendorff, General Secretary, ICES 
• Jacob Granit, Director General, Swedish Agency for Marine and water Management SWAM 
• Sigi Gruber, Head of Marine Resources Unit, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, European Commission
• Åsa Bjering, Executive Secretary, the Baltic Sea Commission, Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions
• Maria Laamanen, Counsellor, Ministry of the Environment, and HELCOM Head of delegation of Finland
• Andrea Weiss, German Ministry of the Environment c/o Federal Environment Agency
• Jacky Wood, Acting Executive Director, JPI Oceans
• Coordinators of a number of BONUS projects, and more!

Opening words:
Monika Stankiewicz, Executive Secretary, HELCOM
Andris Andrusaitis, Acting Executive Director, BONUS


Ottilia Thoreson, Director of WWF Baltic Sea Ecoregion


A few places still available, learn more about the programme and register today to join us in Park Inn by Radisson Copenhagen Airport on 6 November 2018!



Interreg Baltic Sea Region second call for project platform applications is open from 2 October 2018 until 31 January 2019


To support the forming up of project platforms, a development seminar is organised in Berlin, Germany on 13 November 2018.

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ICES is looking for Professional Officer - apply by 5 November

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Baltic Earth workshop in collaboration with BONUS, HELCOM and ICES ‘Multiple drivers for Earth system changes in the Baltic Sea region’, 26-27 November 2018, Tallinn University of Technology

Registration and poster abstract submission deadline on 29 October 2018!
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Early career researcher discuss knowledge transfer in marine sciences


The keywords ‘science communication’, ’application of scientific results‘ and ’proactive behaviour‘ dominated the discussions at the PtJ-BONUS workshop during the 9th YOUMARES conference in Oldenburg, Germany. An intense World Café session highlighted the opportunities and limitations of knowledge transfer. The group of 15 participants worked out the relevant questions for a subsequent online poll, reaching a wider target audience at the plenary session of the conference.

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Save the date! The 10th Annual Forum of EUSBSR, 12-13 June 2019, Gdansk

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New article produced by BONUS GOHERR discusses ways to increase the contribution of Baltic herring to food security
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New BONUS COCOA publication! Read about recent trends of nutrient loads of Nemunas river
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