High Level Expert Group Report on European Open Science Cloud Released


On October 11th, 2016, the High Level Expert Group on the European Open Science Cloud (HLEG-EOSC) released its report “Realising the European Open Science Cloud”.

Interested in generating uniform maps of environmental parameters? Don't miss the BlueBRIDGE talk at IMDIS2016 in Gdansk, Poland, Oct. 11th!


On October 11th, Gianpaolo Coro (ISTI-CNR) will be giving a talk at the International Conference on Marine Data and Information Systems (IMDIS) 2016 in Gdansk, Poland. The subject of the talk will be: "Bridging environmental data providers and SeaDataNet DIVA service within a collaborative and distributed e-Infrastructure." The talk will begin at 11:45AM and will last for approximately 15 minutes.

BlueBRIDGE Survey results now available on Zenodo


BlueBRIDGE survey results on over 200 member of the French Business and Sea Innovation Cluster, the Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique, are now available on Zenodo, the research data repository created by OpenAIRE and CERN.

BlueBRIDGE Workshop and Information Booth at ICES Conference 2016!


If you are working on stock assessment models or you are a researcher or a scientist that needs computing capabilities, tools to harmonize different data sources, and facilities to easily share research results with your collaborators, don't miss the BlueBRIDGE Workshop at the 2016 ICES Conference in Riga, Latvia!

New BlueBRIDGE Website: Communities, news from the technical team, and much more!


Recently, the BlueBRIDGE website underwent a comprehensive revamp. Beside a graphic revamp, the new website offers new sections that can help users to gain a better understanding of all that BlueBRIDGE has to offer.

BlueBRIDGE Press Release details potential impact for the Private Sector


Earlier today, BlueBRIDGE released a press release outlining the interest in the project’s services for application in the private sector. If you’re a CEO or Data Manager of an aquaculture company, find out how your enterprise can benefit from BlueBRIDGE services.

To read the full Press Release, click HERE.

Revamp of D4Science infrastructure increases BlueBRIDGE’s capabilities


An enhanced version of D4Science.org, the infrastructure behind BlueBRIDGE VREs, was released at the end of July 2016. This change improves the project’s capabilities.

Analysing and forecasting fisheries time series


By utilizing tuna fisheries data in the Indian Ocean, the authors propose a method to forecast fisheries time series. In comparing this method to others, they demonstrate that it is able to highlight periodic patterns in a high fishing activity area such as the Indian Ocean.

EC Plan for demersal fish stocks in the North Sea


On 3 August 2016 the European Commission has proposed a multi-annual plan for demersal fish stocks in the North Sea, aiming to ensure that stocks are fished at sustainable levels. The demersal sector in the North Sea represents more than 70% of the whole fishing sector and corresponds to more than 850 million euros in landed value.

European Commission simplifies data collection in Fisheries Sector!


Last month on July 16th, the European Commission decided to simplify the regulations regarding data collection in the fisheries sector, making it easier to comply with EU rules.