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
66,8% of the programme ERDF budget allocated to 45 transnational cooperation projects in the Atlantic region
The ALICE project has started to help achieve the EU 2020 targets for biodiversity in Atlantic landscapes
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.
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)
Social Innovation in Europe was the main working subject during the meeting that took place in Famalicão on the 28 and 29 November 2017
On the last 29 November, the Atlantic Area programme’s Monitoring Committee met in Lisbon under the Portuguese Presidency
Atlantic Network for renewable generation and supply of hydrogen to promote high energy efficiency
Boosting local ecosystems for the use of geothermal energy in the communities
Adaptation of Industry 4.0 model to the naval sector
European Internationalisation Maritime Consortia in the shipbuilding ancillary industries
Support to digital startups based in the Atlantic regions to develop their business outside their regions and countries