Are you a data enthusiast working to improve the aquaculture, fisheries, marine and environmental data management practices and data products? Don't miss the joint RDA Europe / BlueBRIDGE datathon on fisheries and aquaculture this June in Crete and our free webinar on Using e-Infrastructures for Biodiversity Conservation. Additionally, make sure you apply to the BlueBRIDGE call for SMEs (Deadline is the 10th of June!)

Curious for more? Check out the latest interview with Aureliano Gentile to learn how a Global Record of Stock and Fisheries can support food security and sustainability. And learn about the recently signed agreement between EGI and D4Science and the BlueBRIDGE users.

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The RDA Europe-BlueBRIDGE Datathon on Fisheries and Aquaculture, June 15-16, Heraklion, Crete, Greece



    Data scientists and practitioners, students, researchers, representatives from both private and public sector, that work to improve the aquaculture, fisheries, marine and environmental management, or develop ICT solutions for environmental and socio economics are all invited to join the datathon co-organised by the RDA Europe and BlueBRIDGE...

Free Webinar: Using e-Infrastructures for Biodiversity Conservation, 30 May 2017, 11am CEST



  BlueBRIDGE is organizing a webinar to showcase how the BlueBRIDGE VREs can enable data sharing and experiments reproducibility and repeatability in the biodiversity conservation field. Scientists, researchers and users are invited to join...

BlueBRIDGE calls for private sector companies with data management challenges. Only 3 weeks left! Apply now



  The application deadline to the BlueBRIDGE Call for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) is only 3 weeks away. You have time until the 10th June 17:00 CEST to send your proposal and take advantage of the BlueBRIDGE datasets, services and technologies, and data analytics. The BlueBRIDGE call for SMEs will support 5 lucky SMEs...

Cross e-infrastructures collaboration: enhancing the BlueBRIDGE services through the EGI computing & storage resources



  Last week, Tiziana Ferrari, Technical Director of the EGI foundation, opened the EGI Conference 2017 highlighting the importance of collaboration among e-infrastructures. One of the successful examples highlighted by Tiziana was the one related to the integration of EGI Federated Cloud and the D4Science hybrid data infrastructure...

 

Building a global inventory of stocks and fisheries: the BlueBRIDGE & FAO challenge

 

Knowledge of the status and trends of stocks and fisheries is a key factor for responsible fishery management. It is essential at a national level for the maintenance of food security and for describing the social and economic benefits of fisheries. More accurate and timely information should result in a more informed public that supports...