Artificial reefs (AR) consist of ecological tools to protect or recover marine habitats. However, AR technology has not been optimized for the European framework. This common habitat requires measures to protect or recover natural resources.
The 3DPARE project will develop innovative artificial re
Through a multilateral approach that includes not only the public, private and research actors, but above all the perspective of Generation Z consumers (Quadruple Helix–4H), the 4H-CREAT project aims to develop innovative products and services orientated to the new trends in the market demand (i.e
Main seafood toxins are emerging toxins, non-regulated marine toxins that have proliferated in the Atlantic Area as a consequence of climate change and which are harmful towards public health. ALERTOX-NET aims to facilitate market delivery of safer seafood products by putting at disposal of affected
An integrative, landscape management approach incorporating socioeconomic and climate change scenarios is critical to ensure the delivery of benefits from investments in Blue and Green Infrastructures to meet the 2020 EU biodiversity targets and sustainable development in the Atlantic Region.
The countries of the Atlantic Area have the world’s best offshore wind resource and there is huge opportunity to develop a viable industry supporting thousands of jobs, as well as helping to meet targets for green energy production.
The ARCWIND project contributes to the transition from fixed to
Tourism is one of the economic activities with most significant potential to generate future growth and employment in the EU. In this context, the Atlantic-Geoparks project addresses a common main challenge: to promote the Atlantic Geoparks as a unique, leading tourist destination through the right
Currently there is no biomaterials pilot manufacturing ecosystem for translating concepts from the research-bench to pilot production readily accessible for SMEs + micro-enterprises within the Atlantic Area.
The objective of Atlantic-Ket-Med is to create new innovation capacity by establishing an
Europe is the world’s leading destination for cycle tourism. Cycle tourism represents a great opportunity of green growth for the blue economy. The EuroVelo 1 has for sure a place and a role to play in cycle tourism development in the Atlantic Area.
The AtlanticOnBike project aims at achieving po
The Atlantic Area (continental shelf and islands) is particularly rich in marine resources and despite the richness of these resources, both in quantity and biodiversity. Commercial exploitation is predominantly focused on fishing for food and directing by-products for feed. However, their relevance
In northern Europe, squid, octopus and cuttlefish fishery catches and products are underutilized, while in the south their added value is more important. Cephalopod stocks are not subject to quota management at EU level and opportunities exist to further develop fisheries and markets.