BlueHuman

BLUE (marine) biotechnology as a platform for innovation in Atlantic Area towards the smart and sustainable growth of Europe on HUMAN’s health and well-being.

Project

Introduction and Context

Introduction and Context

Recently, the decline of natural resources along with the negative impact of industrial wastes on the environment have forced to review the traditional productive and economic model. It is unfeasible at a medium term and from many social areas including the business sector, there is a new emerging philosophy, based on a relatively recent but well-known term which is circular and sustainable economy.  Basically it […]

GOALS

GOALS

To promote the valorization of marine resources from the Atlantic Area, as well as fisheries by-products, improving the industrial process and the development of certain stages of high added value products completely developed in the sectors of biomedicine and global well-being. All of that will be achieved using blue biotechnology as a tool and a partnership made up by companies and specialized research groups focused […]

EXPECTED RESULTS

EXPECTED RESULTS

In 2012, in the Communication regarding Blue Growth, the European Commission identified marine biotechnology as one of the five value chains that can contribute to the sustainable growth and blue economy (European Commission, 2012) in the EU. The Commission recognized that: the growth of the sector will offer high-skilled employment, especially if ground-breaking drugs can be developed from marine organisms, and significant downstream opportunities. In […]

BlueHuman will also seek to influence the actions of other actor’s in the region towards the much needed sustainable and smart growth, as identified in EUROPE2020 strategy.

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