EIT Food will represent the EIT Community Water Scarcity initiative during the MSCA Cluster event on Mission Ocean and Waters
During the event, participants will discuss how Research & Innovation help restore and protect our ocean and waters
On 7 June, the European Research Executive Agency (REA) and the European Commission are organising a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions event on how to protect and restore our ocean and waters through Researchand Innovation (R&I).
The event will convene researchers, experts and EU policymakers, to explore how R&I can help achieve theobjectives of the EU Mission “Restore our Ocean and Waters”.
Discussions will focus on topics such as protecting and restoring marine and freshwater ecosystems andbiodiversity, preventing and eliminating pollution, as well as making the blue economy carbon-neutral andcircular.
The event will bring together excellent projects and researchers funded under the Marie Skłodowska-CurieActions (MSCA), as well as other research and innovation initiatives, such as the European Institute ofInnovation and Technology (EIT). EIT Food will present the cross-KIC initiative EIT Community Water Scarcity in the first panel of the session, focusing on one of the main objectievs of the EU Mission: Protect and restore marine and freshwater ecosystems and biodiversity.
The event is part of the Commission’s multiple actions aimed at enhancing policy feedback practices andsynergies across EU programmes. It will showcase outstanding EU-funded projects, that propose solutions tosome of the challenges increasingly affecting European rivers, coasts and seas.The cluster event will also contribute to the implementation and monitoring of EU policy objectives, such as the Zero Pollution Action Plan for Water, Air and Soil or the Marine Strategy Framework Directive. We invite subject matter experts from Europe and beyond to join us, by registering below.
For more information, see agenda here.