News

19.11.2019, Vigo

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


CONSORTEX partners meeting hosted by Cork Institute of Technology

12/13.06.2018, Cork

European Internationalisation Maritime Consortia in the shipbuilding ancillary industries

The second call for proposals closed on 13 june 2018

14.06.2018

The Joint Secretariat will now start the projects' elegibility and quality assessment

Workshop EMBRC BioBank

16.05.2018, Plouzané (France)

Practical steps for facilitating the use of marine biological resources for commercial R&D in the context of new Access & Benefit Sharing legal framework (Nagoya Protocol)

Video stream and presentations made during the Informative Session of the Second Call

10.05.2018, Porto

If you did not had the opportunity to follow this session, watch the live stream video on facebook and check out the presentations made by our team to help you prepare your second call proposal

Informative session about the Second Call for Proposals - 7 May 2018

07.05.2018, Porto

The agenda for this session is now available. The event will be live stream through our Facebook page

The Programme Manual is now available in four languages

2018-04-23

Appllicants and beneficiaries have now at their disposal the Programme Manual in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese versions

Financial seminar for beneficiaries and controllers of the first call for proposals

10.04.2018, Madrid

The 'Ministerio de Hacienda y Función Publica' hosts today in Madrid, a seminar for beneficiaries and controllers of the first call for proposals

Info day - Second call for proposals, Interreg Atlantic Area

13.04.2018, Swansea (UK)

The session is open to all UK stakeholders interested in applying and/or currently involved in developing a project application for the current Atlantic Area Interreg programme second call

Programme Manual for projects implementation updated

20.03.2018

This manual has been revised and updated to support beneficiaries in the implementation of their projects. It is also usefull for applicants of the 2nd call.