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Flanders signs agreement with UC Santa Barbara (California, USA) to jointly tackle marine challenges

Added on: 2017-10-30
Last week, the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) and the Benioff Ocean Initiative (BOI) signed an agreement to join forces and collaborate in marine research. With this international cooperation, both institutes agree to exchange their expertise in order to tackle marine issues in the future. ...

European culinary contest for young and future professional chefs: opting for sustainable seafood

Added on: 2017-10-27
The 2018 edition of the culinary contest Olivier Roellinger is officially launched now. The competition is open to young and future chefs who want to contribute to the conservation of marine resources and the protection of the seas and ocean. Deadline for submission is due 5 January. The Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) is partner and hopes to welcome a lot of applications from Belgium and The Netherlands! ...

A Sea Change for Ocean Literacy: Co-exploring ocean topics and issues

Added on: 2017-10-24
From Monday 30 October 2017 to Friday 17 November 2017, ‘Sea Change’ organizes a three-part seminar series. Topics and issues related to our ocean and seas, as well as their future societal importance, will be discussed. We invite all people with an interest in marine science education to participate. ...

Call Brilliant Marine Research Idea 2018

Added on: 2017-10-17
VLIZ launches a new call for ‘Brilliant Marine Research Ideas’ intended to inspire and enable PhD students affiliated to a Flemish University or Flemish University College to execute a brilliant idea during their PhD within the frame of their research. Deadline for the submission of proposals is 15 December 2017. ...

Ecodesign Challenge stimulates ideas to tackle the plastic soup

Added on: 2017-10-16
How can we get rid of the plastic soup? One hundred and forty students tried to answer this question during the OVAM Ecodesign Challenge 2017, a 2-day event at which students brainstormed on a creative solution for a challenge posed by OVAM. ...

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