Interreg Atlantic Area at the European Maritime Day 2019
The event will bring together Europe’s maritime community for two days of networking and knowledge-sharing
Taking place on May 16-17 at the Lisbon Congress Centre, the European Maritime Day conference will gather experts on maritime issues from around the world for workshops, exhibitions and other side events dedicated to sharing good practices, connecting with strategic partners and get insights into new projects.
The Interreg Atlantic Area Programme will join other Interreg maritime funding programmes in the “Knowledge of the Seas network” stand, facilitated by Interact, which will showcase funding opportunities for investment in transnational maritime cooperation. You can find here the agenda for this stand.
Atlantic Area project SAFER (Smart Atlantic Seafood Clusters) will participate at the conference with the workshop “Seafood as key sector for Blue Growth in the EU Regions” on the 17th of May at 9.00, which will focus on how to improve the competitiveness and performance of the seafood sector, considered as key for blue growth of EU regions, through innovation and technological advancements.
Atlantic Area project @BLUEPORTS will also be at the event. The project will participate in the workshop “Invasive Species and the IMO Ballast Water Convention” on May 16th at 14.00, focusing on the challenges and opportunities of the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention and the environmental risks posed by invasive species. Blue Port will also have stands in the exhibition area to present the various topics covered by the project and will conduct a demonstration of the mobile port based ballast water treatment system “InvaSave”.
The complete agenda of the two-day event can be found at this link. The Exposition Area with all the exhibitors’ stands will be open to visit during the two days.
Published on: 2019-05-08
20.03.2019, Gran Canaria
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria hosts the ceremony for the signature of the 2nd Call project contracts
The main focus is on expanded polystyrene (styrofoam), one of the most difficult plastic wastes to collect
Porto Municipality adressed the importance of a more sustainable territorial management in the Atlantic Area urban centres
This study allowed to understand the most urgent social needs and possible pilot actions for social innovation in the Atlantic Area
The event will be carried out following innovative and dynamic methodologies to improve the tools available to promote training and youth entrepreneurship
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10-11.01.2019, Santo Tirso
Young participants will have the opportunity to form new project ideas to interact with Santo Tirso municipaly
Recognition of the importance of new models of political management for the sustainability of the European space
The Joint Secretariat facilities will be closed from 24 December to 01 January 2019 included.
The partnership is committed to bringing together the Atlantic Area Shipbuilding SMEs, promoting the collaboration between them.