18–20 MARCH 2019, London, UK:

COMPLETE presented its ongoing work on Biofouling in the Baltic Sea Region at the GloFouling Project Inception Workshop.

The five-year GloFouling project (2019–2023) that focuses on the protection of marine biodiversity had is three-day kickoff-workshop at IMO Headquarters in London, United Kingdom. The project is a collaboration between the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the International Maritime Organization (IMO). GloFouling addresses the introduction of invasive alien species (NIS) via ships’ hulls and other marine structures. COMPLETE Project partners BSH and Chalmers were in attendance at this 1st meeting. They are also strategic partners in GloFouling together with the project partner HELCOM.

Further information can be found here: http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/Pages/05-glofouling-taskforce.aspx