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Blue Economy CRC Call for Projects

Blue Economy CRC
Tags: Offshore industries, Sustainability, Offshore engineering, Offshore technology, Seafood, Marine, Offshore renewable energy, Environment, Ecosystems, Sustainable offshore developments, Blue economy, Sustainable seafood
Anticipated Funding: TBC
Applications close: November 29, 2019
Last Updated: November 6, 2019 10:37 PM
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The Challenge

Australia is positioned adjacent to the world’s largest markets for seafood and energy and has enormous opportunity to grow sustainable marine industries – our blue economy. Future growth is constrained by access to coastal sites and to realise this opportunity, industries must move offshore into more exposed operating environments. 

Established in 2019, Blue Economy CRC is one of the largest funded cooperative research efforts and for the first time brings the aquaculture, offshore engineering and renewable energy sectors together to address the challenges of offshore food and energy production. 

The Blue Economy CRC draws together the knowledge, skills and experience of over 40 partners from industry, research and government, based around Australia and internationally, over 10 years to develop systems, structures and capabilities that will transform the future of Australia’s marine based industries, widely referred to as the ‘blue economy’. 

BE CRC is calling for Scoping Study Projects and General Projects across its five integrated user-defined research programs:

  • Research Program #1 Offshore Engineering and Technology program 
  • Research Program #2 Seafood and Marine Products program
  • Research Program #3 Offshore Renewable Energy Systems program 
  • Research Program #4 Environment and Ecosystems program 
  • Research Program #5 Sustainable Offshore Developments program

For further details on 'Blue Economy CRC Call for Projects' please refer to the website.  

Eligibility Criteria

For complete details on the eligibility criteria that govern 'Blue Economy CRC Call for Projects' please refer to the website.  

Terms and Conditions

For complete details on the terms and conditions that govern 'Blue Economy CRC Call for Projects' please refer to the website.  

How to Apply

To submit an application to 'Blue Economy CRC Call for Projects' please refer to the website.  

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