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Restoration of the Baltic Sea - Limitations and Possibilities

08.10.2009
Today the 8th ScanBalt Forum and 3rd Biomaterials Day opened in Kalmar, Sweden.

The objective of ScanBalt Forum is to gather scientist, managers, stakeholders and government officials to disseminate experiences and discuss the possibilities and limitations of active restoration approaches of the Baltic Sea. This is a step towards establishing the Baltic Sea Region as a globally competitive green valley and health region.

The responsible organizer of the Forum, Prof. Peter Brodelius, Kalmar University says "The Baltic Sea is our common heritage and what defines our region. Life sciences are providing the answers on how to protect and restore it and how to exploit it as a common resource in a sustainable manner".

One of the organisers of 3rd Biomaterials days Prof. Heimo Ylänen, Tampere University of Technology adds "Collaboration around the Baltic Sea is a tool to gather strength on a global scale. Research on biomaterials and development of biomaterial products has the potential to be a stronghold for the region if we work together".

Prof. Hans-Robert Metelmann, Chairman of ScanBalt concludes "ScanBalt BioRegion is the leading example of the Baltic Sea Region at work. We have now moved from the political visions and to the practical implementation. This makes a difference in terms of improved environment, better quality of life for the citizens and enhanced prosperity. ScanBalt BioRegion is an effective tool for the recently released EU Baltic Sea Region strategy".

For further information on 8th ScanBalt Forum please contact Peter Brodelius at phone +46730767358 or e-mail Peter.Brodelius@hik.se. See also http://www.scanbalt.org/forum2009

For further information on 3rd ScanBalt Biomaterial days please contact Heimo Ylänen at phone +358 40 826 9582 or e-mail heimo.ylanen@tut.fi or Kristina Nilsson Ekdahl at phone +46704250726 or e-mail Kristina.Nilsson-ekdahl@hik.se

For further information on ScanBalt BioRegion please contact Hans-Robert Metelmann at phone +491723813326 or e-mail metelman@uni-greifswald.de

Peter Frank | idw
Further information:
http://www.scanbalt.org
http://www.scanbalt.org/forum2009

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