Highlights of the Interreg Atlantic Area annual event
Around 190 participants hosted in Vigo to discuss blue innovation in the Atlantic regions
The Atlantic Area annual event, this year under the thematic of the blue innovation as a main engine for sustainable growth in the Atlantic Area, gathered on the 22 October in Vigo several representatives of the economic, education and research sectors, as well as local, regional, national and European bodies.
A first session was dedicated to the programme current status, which recently approved more 27 cooperation projects, and its contribution to the Atlantic Strategy enhancing the importance of a better geographic and thematic alignment in the future. In a second session, projects with a high innovative component - ATLANTICKETMED, NASPA, BLUEPORTS, MYCOAST and OCEANWISE - were invited to a round table were they had the opportunity to share their experience and good practices to contribute to the improvement of the maritime economy in the Atlantic regions through transnational cooperation.
Several other Atlantic projects participated on an exhibition to showcase their innovative concepts and practices. A highlight of this event was the presence of Mrs. Carmela Silva, President of Deputación de Pontevedra in Spain, being an honour to receive her at project IN4.0 stand, giving also the opportunity to meet with the Managing Authority.
Presentation made during these session are available here.
Projects participating in the event
Published on: 2018-10-28
Neptunus Makes a Splash in Santander's Fish Markets
Author: Marta Novara, based on the publication on Neptunus website
Embracing Sustainability and the WEF Nexus
PORTOS: Greening Atlantic Ports
15.05.2023 Author: Marta Novara
An Initiative to Promote Marine Renewable Energy in Atlantic Area Ports for a Sustainable Future
163 M€ requested for projects implementation under the First Call for Projects
The Secretariat received 62 project proposals under this call
SAFER project holds their final event at the European Maritime Day in Brest
A debate on the role of Industry 5.0 to support a more responsible seafood sector is on the agenda of this event
The Fanbest project competition
Author: Marta Novara
If you have an idea or project in the field of the Blue Economy, the Fanbest project is launching a competition that might suit you!
CABFISHMAN: managing fisheries better.
20.04.2023 Author: Marta Novara
Conserving Atlantic biodiversity by supporting innovative small scale fisheries co-management
Volunteering with the Atlantic Area: a great opportunity!
The IVY initiative provides the opportunity for young volunteers to take part in European projects and support cooperation in the EU
TRIPLE-C, Capitalising Climate Change
03.04.2023 Author: Marta Novara
We support projects to tackle the territory’s resilience to climate change
NEPTUNUS, god of sustainability
Author: Marta Novara
An innovative way for eco-friendly practices in the seafood sector
Extension of the closure date of the First Call for Projects
NEW DATE: 3rd of March 2023 at 13:00 (Portugal time)