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Dear EMODnet partners, colleagues and friends,

It has become a tradition: at the beginning of every new year, we take a moment to reflect with you on the previous year, to take stock of EMODnet’s achievements and look forward to what the coming year will bring for our growing network of data providing partners, service implementers and users.

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On 26 January 2023, the EMODnet Secretariat hosted an online workshop on the added value and benefits of the EMODnet Sea-basin Checkpoint exercises that took place across six sea basins in 2013-2018. The workshop brought together more than 50 participants, including EMODnet Sea-basin Checkpoint Coordinators, partners and expert groups, EMODnet thematic and data ingestion Coordinators and representatives, EMODnet associated partners, the European Commission and wider invited experts from the European Ocean Observing, marine data and user community.


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Public sector

Government agencies are key-players’ in marine environmental management, both collecting data in their monitoring activities and using data to ensure the health of the marine environment and the safety of those operating at sea.

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Civil Society

The democratisation of science and open access to scientific data has a positive knock-on effect on society. For this reason, the activities and achievements of EMODnet need to be closely linked to everyday issues impacting citizens, such as the environment, the conservation of marine living resources, public investment, new services and job creation.

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Private Sector

Businesses can provide their contribution and use EMODnet to their advantage in many ways, whether they are Large or Small & Medium sized (SMEs) enterprises, dynamic European start-ups or entrepreneurs-to-be, researchers, developers, deployers, providers, or distributors, etc.

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Research Community

Research institutes, academic institutions, university departments and, more generally, any organisation heavily involved in promoting, supporting and enabling research producing activities in the Blue Growth sector, play an essential role in the marine and maritime ecosystem.

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