What Role for a MarineKIC?

EMD2013 Session in Valletta, Malta

At this year’s European Maritime Day a MarineKIC Initiative session was held in the largest hall in Valletta’s conference centre. The session, entitled “What role for a marineKIC in Europe?”, attracted over 75 participants that heard four distinguished speakers and two discussants consider the opportunities and challenges associated with goal of realizing an integrated marine KIC under the EIT.


The presentations can be viewed online by clicking on the names below:



Jan-Stefan Fritz, Head, Brussels Office, KDM German Marine Research Consortium



Toula Onoufriou, Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs, Cyprus University of Technology

Frederico A. D. Cardigos, Director for Maritime Policy, Azores Regional Government, Portugal

Damon Teagle, Deputy Director, Southampton Marine & Maritime Institute, University of Southampton, UK

Eberhard Sauter, Head, Technology Transfer Office, Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar & Marine Research, Germany



Anders Carlberg, Director, Maritime Affairs, Region Västra Götaland, Sweden

Teodoro Ramirez, Brussels Representative, Spanish Institute for Oceanography




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