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SCIENCE, INNOVATION AND BLUE SOCIETY: Our engagement with the ocean

Nausicaa, Centre National de la Mer

Boulogne sur Mer

Tel. +33 3 21 30 99 99

marina@nausicaa.fr

12 March 2019 - 13 March 2019
  • International conference

Nausicaá, National Sea Centre in France, will host an international conference about Responsible Research, Innovation, Science and Society on 12-13 March 2019 in the framework of the MARINA project funded by the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Union.

The overall aim of the MARINA conference and project is to stimulate the debate on Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI), Blue Growth, marine and societal challenges, on how to encourage scientists and societal actors to work together during the whole research and innovation process, and ensure that marine resources are managed in a sustainable way.

Participants of the conference are expected to contribute to the debate by submitting papers that describe experience, case studies, outcomes of projects or research activities related to the marine domain and where the implementation of the RRI or “Blue Society” concepts made a difference in the impact on the research, innovation and European society.

The deadline for paper submission is 15th February 2019. To submit your paper click here: EasyChair.: https://easychair.org/account/signin.cgi?key=84141927.d8KPQGMbRglu2mF5

The deadline for registration is 9th March 2019. To register, please click here: https://rri-sis.wixsite.com/marina-2019/venue

The event is an occasion to present the travelling hands-on exhibition about Blue Growth and Responsible Research and Innovation. Developed by the science centre AHHAA and Nausicaá, it showcases how the treasure from the sea can benefit our daily life whether we live on the coast or in the hinterland.

Tags

  • #rri
  • #h2020
  • #BlueGrowth
  • #SwafS
  • #BlueSociety

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NAUSICAA national Sea Experience Centre

Since it opened in 1991, NAUSICAA, the National Sea Experience Centre, based in Boulogne-sur-Mer, at the crossroads between three major European cities – Paris, London and Brussels – has attracted 15 million visitors, 40% of whom have come from outside France.

NAUSICAA, is more than just an aquarium. It is a unique place where visitors can discover the marine environment. At once entertaining, educational and scientific, the Centre derives its originality from its main focus on the relationship between Man and the sea.