As part of the ‘WestMED In My country’ campaign, organised by the WestMED Assistance Mechanism, the Portuguese National Hub focused its national event on “How Clusters will accelerate a sustainable Blue Med Economy.” This took place on 28 September 2022 in the Instituto Hidrográfico in Lisbon. The event was opened by Orlando Costa, Head of […]
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Portugal was the first Member-State to officially submit its recovery and resilience plan to the European Commission on the 22nd of April. The Plan focuses on resilience, climate, and digital transition, and it is divided into 20 main sections/areas, comprising 27 reforms and 83 investments. The Blue Economy is one of the 20 areas for […]
The Portuguese National Hub, Fórum Oceano, in cooperation with WestMED Central Team, and with the collaboration of other National Hubs, organised a webinar under the 10th edition of the international event Business2Sea. The session took place on the 17th of November, gathering around 50 stakeholders from different countries, such as Portugal, Spain, France, Malta, Italy, […]
The European Commission has approved a Portuguese scheme to support the Portuguese fishery and aquaculture sector, through the provision of loans worth up to €20 million at subsidised interest rates to small and medium-sized enterprises struggling with the Covid-19 Pandemic effects. This credit line scheme will help these companies cover their immediate liquidity needs and […]
Fórum Oceano, the Portuguese National Hub, promoted the WestMED Initiative National Event, on the 27 February, in Lisbon. The event, entitled “Journey for Interregional Cooperation between Atlantic and the Western Mediterranean”, counted on with the collaboration of DGPM and the Atlantic National Hub, gathering more than 35 Portuguese stakeholders. The Journey aimed at promoting the […]
The objective was to raise awareness on the WestMED’ s progress and implementation, to discuss ongoing proposals and new project ideas, to hear the stakeholders’ expectations, to invite other stakeholders to be part of the Initiative and to identify partnership opportunities.
Fórum Oceano, the Portuguese National Hub, is organising, in collaboration with the Regional Coordination and Development Commissions of Lisbon, Alentejo and Algarve, a series of meetings to bring together the regional stakeholders. These sessions will happen during February and aim to raise awareness on the WestMED’ s progress and implementation, to discuss ongoing proposals and […]
The 9th edition of Business2Sea, organised by Fórum Oceano, the WestMED Portuguese National Hub, in collaboration with CETMAR Foundation, took place between the 11th and 13th of November 2019, at Alfandega Porto Congress Centre, in Oporto. This year, the event was dedicated to the main theme “Healthy Oceans and the Sustainable Use of Marine Resources”, under the framework of the Sustainable Development Goal 14: “Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development”.
The 9th edition of Business2Sea will take place between the 11th and 13th of November 2019, at Alfandega Porto Congress Centre, in Oporto. This year, the event is being organised by Fórum Oceano in collaboration with CETMAR Foundation (www.cetmar.org), from Galicia, Spain, and it is dedicated to the main theme “Healthy Oceans and the Sustainable Use of Marine Resources”, under the framework of the Sustainable Development Goal 14: “Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development”.
Fórum Oceano, the Portuguese National Hub, presented the Initiative WestMED during the event ‘Feira do Mar’, that took place in Sines, Alentejo, Portugal, from the 12 to the 14 July 2019.The presentation occurred in the framework of a Conference focused on Maritime Commerce: From Sines (Portugal) to the World, with the presence of Portuguese stakeholders, namely representatives of Associations, Port Authorities, the National Maritime Authority, Public Administration, Companies, Universities and R&D Centres.