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25.10.2018, Vigo

Highlights of the Interreg Atlantic Area annual event

Around 160 participants hosted in Vigo to discuss blue innovation in the Atlantic regions

The Atlantic Area annual event, this year under the thematic of the blue innovation as a main engine for sustainable growth in the Atlantic Area, gathered on the 22 October in Vigo several representatives of the economic, education and research sectors, as well as local, regional, national and European bodies.

A first session was dedicated to the programme current statuswhich recently approved more 27 cooperation projects, and its contribution to the Atlantic Strategy enhancing the importance of a better geographic and thematic alignment in the future. In a second session, projects with a high innovative component - ATLANTICKETMED, NASPA, BLUEPORTS, MYCOAST and OCEANWISE - were invited to a round table were they had the opportunity to share their experience and good practices to contribute to the improvement of the maritime economy in the Atlantic regions through transnational cooperation.  

Several other Atlantic projects participated on an exhibition to showcase their innovative concepts and practices. A highlight of this event was the presence of Mrs. Carmela Silva, President of Deputación de Pontevedra in Spain, being an honour to receive her at project IN4.0 stand, giving also the opportunity to meet with the Managing Authority.

Presentation made during these session are available here.

Photos of the event

Agenda

Projects participating in the event

 

Published on: 2018-10-28


The ALICE project has started to help achieve the EU 2020 targets for biodiversity in Atlantic landscapes

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This project will identify economic and social barriers to the implementation of Blue and Green Infrastructures and improve the characterization of biodiversity and ecosystem services at the land-sea interface in the Atlantic Region.

MONITOOL project underway after kick-off in Dublin

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The research to find new tools for monitoring the chemical status in transitional and coastal waters

Atlantic Social LAB project started with several social innovation initiatives in Vale do Ave (Portugal)

15.12.2017

Social Innovation in Europe was the main working subject during the meeting that took place in Famalicão on the 28 and 29 November 2017

Programme Monitoring Committee meeting held in Lisbon

29.11.2017

On the last 29 November, the Atlantic Area programme’s Monitoring Committee met in Lisbon under the Portuguese Presidency

HYLANTIC project organized the kick off meeting on the 05 December in Santander (Spain)

05.12.2017

Atlantic Network for renewable generation and supply of hydrogen to promote high energy efficiency

GEOATLANTIC project presentation, Ourense

29.11.2017

Boosting local ecosystems for the use of geothermal energy in the communities

IN4.0 project on the modernization of the naval industry launched this week in Vigo

21/22.11.2017

Adaptation of Industry 4.0 model to the naval sector

CONSORTEX project kick-off meeting, Bilbao, Spain

28/29.11.2017

European Internationalisation Maritime Consortia in the shipbuilding ancillary industries

ADSA project - Atlantic Digital Startup Academy - launch in Brest

7/9.11.2017

Support to digital startups based in the Atlantic regions to develop their business outside their regions and countries

SAFER project starts its activities in Donegal

15.11.2017

This projects aims to improve the innovation performance of the seafood sector by accelerating technology adoption through transnational cooperation