A Consortium meeting with the BIOGEA project partners was held on January 18-19, 2018 in Madrid, Spain with the kind hospitality of the National Museum of Natural Sciences. The project work plan for 2018 was discussed and agreed.

The BIOGEA project produced a briefing to describe what Green and Blue Infrastructures (GBI) is and its importance for reaching EU environmental policy goals.

The internal kick-off meeting for BIOGEA took place 24-25 January in Berlin. The project team discussed the first tasks for the project, the case studies and the communication and engagement planning.