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25.10.2018, Vigo

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 statuswhich 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.

Photos of the event

Agenda

Projects participating in the event

 

Published on: 2018-10-28


GEOATLANTIC project presentation, Ourense

29.11.2017

Boosting local ecosystems for the use of geothermal energy in the communities

IN4.0 project on the modernization of the naval industry launched this week in Vigo

21/22.11.2017

Adaptation of Industry 4.0 model to the naval sector

CONSORTEX project kick-off meeting, Bilbao, Spain

28/29.11.2017

European Internationalisation Maritime Consortia in the shipbuilding ancillary industries

ADSA project - Atlantic Digital Startup Academy - launch in Brest

7/9.11.2017

Support to digital startups based in the Atlantic regions to develop their business outside their regions and countries

SAFER project starts its activities in Donegal

15.11.2017

This projects aims to improve the innovation performance of the seafood sector by accelerating technology adoption through transnational cooperation

ARCWIND project kick-off meeting, Lisbon

13/14.11.2017

Adaptation and implementation of floating wind energy conversion technology for the Atlantic region

INTEGRATE project kick-off meeting, Cádiz

30/31.10.2017

The 'Fundación Centro Tecnológico de Andalucía' is leading a project to work on an eco-innovative solution to foster sustainability in the Atlantic Area

COCKLES project kick-off meeting, Universidade de Aveiro

25/26.10.2017

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

Interreg Atlantic Area is participating in the 4th Atlantic Stakeholder Conference

08.11.2017, Glasgow

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

Our Ocean, an Ocean for Life

5/6.10.2017, Malta

The European Union will host in Malta the 4th edition of Our Ocean conference