The first Blue Growth and related Smart Growth Cluster meeting took place on April 22. The meeting was being held by teleconference, using WebEx, because an in-person meeting was not possible due to the restrictive measures taking place in all countries because of COVID-19.
Representatives of the projects provided a brief description of their projects, with emphasis on suggestions follow up and future work. In this context the influence of COVID-19 for the Cluster was discussed, too. Professor N. Nikitakos, Cluster’s coordinator informed the members of the Cluster with regard to their compulsory contribution to the update of the new ADRION web section on Clusters in order to promote Cluster activities and to make available the outcomes through Newsltters.
During the meeting, the members of the Cluster, were informed concerning their optional contribution to the preparation of Policy papers with scientific recommendations and new ideas in order to influence the policy debate in the topic of Blue Growth and related Smart Growth in the Adrion area.
The next meeting is scheduled for June.