Marine litter is a severe pollution threat with environmental, human health, safety and socioeconomic impacts and demanding regional collaboration. CleanAtlantic addresses this challenge and aims to protect biodiversity and ecosystem services in the Atlantic Area by improving capabilities to monitor
Cockles provides meaningful environmental, societal, cultural, as well as economic benefits to coastal communities in the five Atlantic Area countries, but are threatened by disease and sub-optimal management.
The Cockles project will restore production and the services provided by this emblematic
Dairy production is an important economic activity in Atlantic Area. With expanding dairy production, among world leaders, faces market volatility and climatic hazards and the need for more efficient use of natural resources to improve competitiveness.
From Scotland to Azores, The Dairy-4-Future p
As acknowledged by the Smart Specialization Strategies (S3s) of European coastal regions, Marine Biological Resources (MBRs) are one of the main services provided by coastal ecosystems, having a great potential to promote regional economic development and employment through blue biotechnology, and t
Microalgae comprise 30,000+ known photosynthetic microorganisms, however, few are used commercially. This natural resource offers a great number of industrial possibilities by exploiting their chemical composition with growth manipulations. At the same time, this complexity can overwhelm enterprises
The GeoAtlantic project pursues to promote the use of geothermal energy in the communities through the joint development of tools and methodologies that make possible the creation of favourable local ecosystems, both for heat and power.
The general objective of this project is to develop cooperati
The Atlantic region that is characterised by low investment in R&D+I, and the low competitiveness of SMEs. The integration of hydrogen generation technologies through renewable energy sources and its recovery from industrial waste streams with safe and efficient storage systems and innovative techno
The Atlantic Action Plan aims to revitalize the Marine and Maritime Economy, recommending closer collaboration among member states such as to set up sustainable strategies for natural resources exploitation while promoting innovation and regional strategies that secure and enhance the marine and coa
The naval sector occupies a central position in the growth of the economy, being deeply rooted in the Atlantic Area countries and presenting a common problem: the urgency of getting contracts in a very competitive market, mainly caused by very low labour costs in European countries such as Romania,
Circular economy principles make activities more sustainable and competitive. The INTEGRATE project will foster a quintuple helix cooperation to promote the industrial transition, finding sustainable ways to address an imbalance of resources towards Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) in the