• WestMED at Business2Sea event

    29 October 2019 National Hub Portugal

    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 (, 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”.

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  • Convocatoria – Oportunidades de la Economía Azul en Cataluña

    8 October 2019 National Hub Spain

    El evento está enmarcado en los “roadshow” que son reuniones a nivel regional (comunidad autónoma) de carácter técnico cuyos principales objetivos son (i) dar a conocer la Iniciativa WestMEDy su Mecanismo de Asistencia, (ii) interactuar con los agentes más relevantes de la región, (iii) recopilar las principales ideas de proyecto y prioridades de los agentes con potencial para llevar a cabo proyectos que vayan en línea con las prioridades de la Iniciativa WestMED.

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  • Maestrale Project: Final Blue Energy Lab

    2 October 2019 National Hub Malta

    During the event, the two pilot projects for Malta, that are being carried out through the Maestrale Project, were presented. These consist of a marine thermal energy system and biofuels production from algae.

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  • WestMED-supported promoters respond to calls with 10 new project proposals

    25 September 2019 Communication team

    To date, a total of 10 regional projects have already been actively supported by the Assistance Mechanism’s Core Team and National Hubs. The WestMED Initiative has helped regional project promoters to draft and submit several projects for different calls. Topics vary from sustainable tourism across the region, to innovative skills, technologies, tools and strategies for sustainable, innovative aquaculture, port competitiveness, and promotion of technologically-advanced devises developed under Horizon 2020 projects, to name but a few.

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