CONSORTEX promotes the creation of six Export Consortia involving SMEs from five countries in the Atlantic Area
The project aims to promote the competitiveness and internationalisation of the Shipbuilding sector
CONSORTEX project is promoting a set of meetings starting today, 19th of November, in Vigo, with the aim to gathering the companies interested in integrating the Interregional Exporting Consortia.
Over the past months, the project partners conducted a survey on the SMEs of the Shipbuilding sector and its ancillary industry, in their respective countries. The contact with entrepreneurs and the information collected through the survey allowed the partnership to identify 35 companies with a potential interest in being part of the Consortia.
This first meeting aims to promote the presentation of the methodology of incorporation of Exporting Consortia, putting companies from different countries in contact. The meetings will be equally important as companies will have the chance to present their expectations, objectives and market strategy. In some cases, the sessions will also be attended by a legal expert who will clarify all issues related to the creation of Interregional Consortia and what are the main advantages of companies working together to address the international market.
After the first round of meetings, the companies involved in the Deck, Vessel Design, Accommodation, Engine Room, Bridge and Offshore Energy Consortia will participate on a second meeting, in February 2020, to outline their Business Plan.
Consortia are expected to be formally established in May 2020 at the Plenary Session of Interregional Exporting Consortia, promoted by CONSORTEX partners at the NAVALIA fair in Vigo.
CONSORTEX aims to form six Consortia, consisting of European SMEs specialised in the manufacture of built-in packages for vessels and marine structures (Deck, Vessel Design, Accommodation, Engine Room, Bridge and Offshore Energy). Led by Foro Marítimo Vasco, this project has a total budget of over € 1.6 million until the end in June 2020.
Source: CONSORTEX project
Published on: 2019-11-19
Adaptation and implementation of floating wind energy conversion technology for the Atlantic region
The 'Fundación Centro Tecnológico de Andalucía' is leading a project to work on an eco-innovative solution to foster sustainability in the Atlantic Area
22 partners will meet for two days at Aveiro University to launch this initiative financed by the Atlantic Area Programme, with the aim of recovering cockle production in the Atlantic regions
Two workshops and a stand to promote the investment in the Atlantic maritime heritage and social innovation, as a strategy for a sustainable and inclusive development
The European Union will host in Malta the 4th edition of Our Ocean conference
The European Commission encourages stakeholders in expressing their views on the Atlantic action plan. You can contribute until the 22th of September.
12.07.2017 - Liverpool
Blue growth funding opportunities in the Atlantic Area and support to stakeholders to develop their project ideas will be addressed on this workshop
The "Europe in My Region" campaign allows citizens to discover thousands of EU-funded projects across the European Union in 25 countries and near the place where they live.
45 projects approved in the first call of Interreg Atlantic Area Programme
18/19.05.2017, Poole (UK)
The Atlantic Area Programme will participate on the EMD 2017, this year under the theme “The Future of our Seas”