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16.01.2018

Interreg Atlantic Area Programme invests EUR 117.3 million in its first call for projects

66,8% of the programme ERDF budget allocated to 45 transnational cooperation projects in the Atlantic region

The Managing Authority of the Atlantic Area Programme signed yesterday the first financing contracts for the 45 projects approved in May 2017 by the Monitoring Committee under the first call, which represents a financial investment of EUR 117.3 million.

The total investment of these projects led by public entities of the five programme Member States (Spain, France, Ireland, Portugal and the United Kingdom) is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) in EUR 87.9 million. The partnerships of these projects involve public and private entities from 36 Atlantic regions and also institutions from other countries such as Belgium, Germany, Italy, Norway, the Netherlands, Morocco and Canada.

In terms of priorities of investment, 19 projects will invest EUR 46.9 million to stimulate the innovation and competitiveness in the Atlantic regions, 9 projects will invest EUR 25.8 million to support the development of renewable sources of energy, 3 projects will apply EUR 7.5 million in risk management systems and finally 14 projects will invest EUR 36.9 million to enhance biodiversity and the Atlantic natural and cultural assets.

 

Check here the list of the financed projects by the Atlantic Area Programme.

Published on: 2018-01-16


Technical workshop for portuguese beneficiaries and First Level Controllers

25.07.2018, Porto

Joint event organised yesterday by the Agência para o Desenvolvimento e Coesão IP and the Interreg Atlantic Area Programme

SEAFUEL partners meeting hosted by Logan Energy Hydrogen Technologies in Edinburgh

27/28.06.2018, Edinburgh

This project aims to use the renewable resources across the Atlantic Area to power the local transport fleet

AtlanticSocialLab 4th coordination meeting and study visits at Rennes, took place on the 3rd and 4th of July

3/4.07.2018, Rennes

The partnership had the opportunity to visit examples of good practices of social innovation in Rennes

Fórum Oceano hosted the second Steering Committee meeting of IN 4.0 project

28/29.06.2018, Leça da Palmeira

The IN 4.0 project consortium met in Leça da Palmeira (Portugal) on June 28th and 29th

SAFER project met in Cantabria (Spain) during the General Assembly of the Atlantic Arc Commission

28.06.2018, Cantabria

The relevant working groups and stakeholders had the opportunity to learn how SAFER aims to improve the innovation performance of the seafood industry

Monitoring Committee meeting held in Belfast under the UK Presidency

25.06.2018, Belfast

The Atlantic Area Programme Monitoring Committee met last week to discuss the next steps to be taken

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)