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Networking Friday with Sigi Gruber (Head of the Healthy Oceans and Seas Unit, DG RTD, EC)
On July 10th, 2020, 1-2 PM UTC, Sigi Gruber, Head of the Healthy Oceans and Seas Unit, DG RTD, EC, will present the work of the All-Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance. The Alliance is the result of science diplomacy efforts involving countries from around the Atlantic Ocean, and supports the implementation of the Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation signed in May 2013 and the Belém Statement on Atlantic Ocean Research and Innovation Cooperation signed in July 2017. It aims at enhancing marine research and innovation cooperation so as to promote its well-being, prosperity and security for present and future generations.

The presentation, titled All-Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance: Connecting – Acting - Cooperating, will highlight the different European-funded projects supporting the implementation of the Galway and Belém Statements, future cooperation activities and events.

More information here: https://www.aircentre.org/netfridays-sigi-gruber/

Jul 10, 2020 01:00 PM in Universal Time UTC

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Sigi Gruber
Head of the Healthy Oceans and Seas Unit @Directorate General for Research and Innovation, European Commission
Sigi Gruber started to work for the European Commission in 1991, with different responsibilities in the area of Education and Training as well as Research. Prior to joining the European Commission, she worked in the public and private sector in Italy and Germany. Sigi is now the Head of the Healthy Oceans & Seas Unit, Directorate General for Research and Innovation, European Commission.  Her Unit is supporting the transition to a healthy planet, which is climate neutral by 2050, and operating within safe planetary boundaries