Read the news articles from the Blue cluster about innovative activities and expertise in the sustainable blue economy here.
08 November 2021
Successful Flemish Aquaculture Symposium
Aquaculture may potentially play an important role in our food supply in the future. For that reason, many Flemish institutions and companies are increasingly focusing on the cultivation of fish, crustaceans, shellfish and algae.
27 October 2021
A look back on a successful Blue Innovation Party Antwerp
Belgium is a global leader in terms of innovation. This is especially true for the blue economy. These are all reasons to celebrate in style.
25 October 2021
Winners of the 2021 Blue Innovation Awards
During the 2021 Blue Innovation Awards ceremony, it was clear that the blue economy is thriving in Flanders. For the second time, Blue Cluster was able to highlight many innovative and inspiring projects.
21 October 2021
Vote for the Blue Inspirational Wave
What do you think of the Blue Innovation Awards nominees? Who is your favourite and should win the Blue Inspirational Wave? Cast your vote on 25 October 2021.
20 October 2021
Post-graduate programme 'Blue Resources for the Blue Economy' at Ghent University
Given the harsh conditions of the North Sea, you need to have very specific skills and competences to work in this environment. Unfortunately, there are few courses that focus explicitly on the blue economy. The sector is therefore facing a shortage of adequately trained staff.
19 October 2021
What does the future of marine aquaculture look like?
Seas and oceans will play an important role in our future food supply. In theory, the sea can produce six times the amount of food it is producing today. Wild fishing has been at its limits for a few years. For that reason, aquaculture is increasingly being looked at to meet the growing demand.
06 October 2021
Series of lectures on the impact of climate change on the coast
The impact of climate change on the coast is not limited to rising sea levels. We are also facing longer periods of drought, as demonstrated by the last 4 summers. It is therefore important to consider to what extent certain sectors in our society will be affected.
05 October 2021
Many visitors to drones theme day
The possibilities of drones are endless and they are therefore used for more and more purposes. There are also many useful applications in the blue economy and the navy.
30 September 2021
Blue Cluster leads the Oceans programme at G-STIC Dubai
Innovation is crucial to achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. G-STIC focuses very specifically on innovative technological solutions that are good for the earth, humanity and the economy.
29 September 2021
Strong interest in second seafood taskforce
Aquaculture has been developing strongly in Flanders in recent years. Nevertheless, that growth is also much needed if we want to meet the growing demand for sustainable and healthy products from the sea in the future.
22 September 2021
Find out more about aquaculture via Odisee University of Applied Sciences
The overfishing of our oceans is increasing year after year. Aquaculture can offer a feasible alternative to meet our need for fish and seafood in a sustainable way.