Presentation of InnovAzul at the Blue Innovation Forum Fostering Mediterranean and Atlantic Partnerships for the Blue Economy”.

The Vice-Rector for Science and Technology Policy of the University of Cadiz and president of the Innovazul organising committee, María Jesús Mosquera, today presented the international event at the “Blue Innovation Forum. Fostering alliances in the Mediterranean and Atlantic for the blue economy”, which is being held in Cadiz and organised by the Campus of International Excellence of the Sea (CEI-MAR) and the Andalusian Institute of Agricultural, Fisheries, Food and Ecological Production Research and Training (IFAPA) of the Andalusian Regional Government as part of the ATLAZUL and Blue Bio Med projects.

In her speech, María Jesús Montero, who leads the ITEAZUL project in which this II International Meeting Knowledge and Blue Economy 2022 is framed, has detailed the different activities that will take place in Innovazul both within the sectoral sessions and the plenary session and parallel events. In addition, she highlighted the prominent role that university students – with a presence in the Studen Blue Space – and the general public will have thanks to the events open to society that are being prepared.

The president of the Organising Committee took the opportunity to invite the participants of the Blue Innovation Forum to Innovazul 2022. This event was a place for meeting and exchange of knowledge and experiences to promote alliances between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic around the blue economy. For two days, Cadiz hosted researchers, policy makers and representatives of civil associations and business organisations from Spain, Italy, Portugal, Greece, France, Algeria, Belgium, Norway and Malta to coordinate transnational innovation initiatives, establish networks, share ideas, best practices, projects, concerns and national and transnational experiences.