INTERREG ATLANTIC AREA ANNUAL EVENT
Building a sustainable and cohesive Atlantic: why do Interreg Atlantic projects matter?
The Interreg Atlantic Area Managing Authority and the Ministerio de Hacienda y Función Pública of Spain, holding the Presidency of the Programme for 2019, have the pleasure to invite you to the Interreg Atlantic Area Programme annual event, due to take place on the next 13 November 2019 at Centro de Congressos da Alfândega do Porto, in Porto, Portugal.
The Interreg Atlantic Area has been a driver of European territorial cooperation for almost 30 years, having a real impact on the skills enhancement and capacity building of the regions involved. The annual event is the moment to highlight the added value of transnational cooperation and its contribution to the sustainable growth and cohesion in the Atlantic region.
The success of our programme is a reflection of the results of the projects we support. We highlight 4 thematic fields that are a priority for the Atlantic - Marine sector innovation | Energy transition | Greener Atlantic | Cultural identity - to learn how some key projects have been tackling these specific thematic challenges, how their results are contributing to improve partners skills, identifying opportunities, contributing to the public policies, bringing benefits to citizens and business across regions.
During this event you will also have the chance to meet the relevant actors in these fields and visit the exhibition area to learn more about our projects. To close this annual gathering, the evening ends with a cocktail in the magnificent Palácio da Bolsa.
During the 11-13 November 2019 it will take place at the same venue - Centro de Congressos da Alfândega do Porto - the BUSINESS2SEA initiative, an annual event adressed to maritime stakeholders. This year the focus will be the oceans’ health and the sustainable use of marine resources.
This 3-days event includes conferences, workshops, business-to-business meetings, an exhibition, project pitches, seafood tasting and a cocktail dinatoire.
The Interreg Atlantic Area annual event is hosted by the Business2 Sea initiative.
Published on: 2019-11-11
The event will bring together Europe’s maritime community for two days of networking and knowledge-sharing
The project studies the presence of nanoparticles in aquatic ecosystems in the Atlantic Area
Successful applicants will be able to test their ocean energy technologies in real-sea conditions
“Sailing into Wellness” was adressed as an innovative approach to tackle social change
Partners had the opportunity to discuss the progress of the project and attend the open-workshop “Hydrogen for transport” organized by AREAM
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The Monitoring Committee meeting was held in Las Palmas under the 2019 Spanish Presidency of the Programme
2-day meeting to discuss advancements and plan the methodology of coming activities in the project work plan
20.03.2019, Gran Canaria
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria hosts the ceremony for the signature of the 2nd Call project contracts
The main focus is on expanded polystyrene (styrofoam), one of the most difficult plastic wastes to collect