The Italian HUB for the BLUEMED initiative Pilot “Towards a Healthy plastic-free Mediterranean Sea”. This is the title of the web meeting organized by the BLUEMED GSO and CSA, on 9 October, 2020 focused on mapping most relevant national marine litter mitigation and prevention actions/initiatives with clear technological, business, policy, educational or social impacts. The R&I BlueMed Initiative fosters integration of knowledge and efforts of Mediterranean Countries to create new sustainable blue growth in the area.
The EMODnet Chemistry platform was presented at the beginning of the session role of Research and Innovation - Strategic National and European Projects Overview. The EMODnet initiative was brought as a key example to explain the importance of HQ data to support european policies and global environmental assessment.
Link to the EMODnet Chemistry presentation: