RDA EU - ENVRI Summer School on Data Management and Data Science 12-16 June 2017 Helsinki/Espoo, Finland


For five days, experienced teachers will first present data management and analysis concepts and methods and then support hands-on sessions in such a way that at the end of the course the participants will be able to successfully deal with a wide range of Data Science related activities.

BlueBRIDGE article highlighted in the ERCIM News No.109: Making the development and deployment of VREs easy and effective


The ERCIM News No.109 featured an article on Virtual Research Environments (VREs), written by Donatella Castelli, Pasquale Pagano and Leonardo Candela, CNR-ISTI & BlueBRIDGE consortium.

UNESCO and DG MAREadopted a joint roadmap to accelerate Maritime/Marine Spatial Planning processes worldwide


On March 2017, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC/UNESCO) and the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of the European Commission (DG MARE) adopted a "Joint Roadmap to accelerate Maritime/Marine Spatial Planning processes worldwide".

If you are a user of marine data, then become part of the Europen Commission’s informal expert group on marine knowledge!


The European Commission is looking to set up an informal expert group to advise on scientific, technical and operational matters in marine observation and assisting the monitoring of the development of the European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet). 

The BlueBRIDGE January Workshop full report featured in the FET Newsletter


The Future & Emerging Technologies (FET) March newsletter featured an article on the BlueBRIDGE January Workshop “Understanding how ecosystems of EU e-infrastructures can boost Blue Growth”.
The article summarizes the topics of the workshop and highlight its main outcomes, which can be found in detail in the full report of the event. 

BlueBRIDGE team at work at the 4th TCom Meeting in Copenhagen defining the roadmap for the upcoming months


From the 7th to the 10th March 2017, the 4th BlueBRIDGE TCom meeting is taking place in Copenhagen kindly hosted by the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES).

The aim of the meeting is to discuss the state of play of the BlueBRIDGE project and the plan for the upcoming months.

The BlueBRIDGE January workshop report is out: discover how BlueBRIDGE and e-infrastructures at large can boost Blue Growth


Did you miss the BlueBRIDGE January workshop “Understanding how ecosystems of e-infrastructures can boost Blue Growth”? The Workshop discussion focused on three main themes: 1. How data-driven science is shaping Blue Growth practices: Practical Insights from BlueBRIDGE Users; 2. How European e-infrastructures can support Blue Growth related data science and innovation; 3. How the Blue Growth sector can benefit from the European Open Science Cloud. We have captured all the main findings in the workshop report..

RDA Ninth Plenary Meeting, 5-7 April 2017, Barcelona, Spain


The 9th RDA Plenary Meeting will take place from 5th to 7th April 2017 at the Barcelo Sants Hotel, Barcelona, Spain. The plenary meeting is organised by the Barcelona Supercomputing Center-Centro Nacional de Supercomputación (BSC-CNS) with the support of RDA Europe and sponsored by Lenovo. BlueBRIDGE will be present to the event with two sessions

50 representatives of research organisations, governments, aquafarming enterprises, international fisheries organisations and SMEs attended the 11th January BlueBRIDGE Workshop


The BlueBRIDGE Workshop “Understanding how ecosystems of EU e-infrastructures can boost Blue Growth”, which took place on the 11th January 2017 in Brussels, showcased how the BlueBRIDGE services can support the Blue Growth sector through practical testimonies from the BlueBRIDGE users operating in the domain of aquaculture and fisheries. Click here to have a look at all the workshop presentations...

Are you a European SME facing data management challenges? Then apply to the BlueBRIDGE call for SMEs opening at the end of this month


BlueBRIDGE is selecting 5 data intensive SMEs that need its services to face important data management challenges, all free of charge.
BlueBRIDGE offers a set of services and resources for several communities operating in the domains of aquaculture, the ecosystem approach to fisheries, and marine research. These services and resources can also perfectly fit the needs of data intensive Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).