Atlantic Action Plan March 2016  
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The Support Team for the Atlantic Action Plan welcomes you to this first edition of our quarterly newsletter. We are pleased to announce a series of new activities that will take place during the period 2016-2017. Online thematic libraries, best practices databases and Roadshows are just a few of the new activities to be facilitated by the Support Team. Through this newsletter we want to inform you about what is new with the Support Team and bring to your attention hot news and key events that are in line with the Atlantic Action Plan. We hope you enjoy reading this first edition.
Stay tuned!

Spotlight

Interreg Atlantic Area Programme has announced the launch of its first call for projects to open by the end of April 2016. A total amount of €185M has been allocated to fund projects among Atlantic regions of 5 European countries covering such priorities as innovation and competitiveness, resource efficiency, territory's resilience to risks of natural, climate and human origin as well as biodiversity and natural and cultural assets.
More information is available here.

Spotlight

Looking for interesting project ideas, right partners, funding opportunities and many other topics related to the EU Atlantic Area? Then, we have great news for all of the social media users! The Facebook page of the Support Team is now online and ready to inform you about the latest implementations of the Atlantic Action Plan! Like our page and learn at firsthand about best practices, success stories, team’s achievements and outcomes based on evidence from our support to the stakeholders. We are looking forward to connecting with you!

Spotlight

The first Roadshow in Portugal was organised by the National Unit - Portugal, during the Green Business Week (1-3 March, Lisbon), an annual event focusing on topics such as Water, Waste and Environment, Renewable Energy, Climate Change and Information Technologies, which are relevant for Priority 2 of the Atlantic Action Plan. Find out more about the Green Business Week, here.

The second Roadshow was also organised in co-operation with the Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research (CIIMAR), on March, 7th, at CIIMAR's headquarters in Porto. It focused on funding opportunities at the European level, and on fostering the collaboration between research and industry. See more about CIIMAR here.

Events

 

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Réunion d’information Financements européens dans le maritime - 21/04/2016 – Lorient, France

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Roadshow Plano de Ação para o Atlântico – 12/04/2016 – Madeira, Portugal

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European Maritime Day - 18/05/2016 – 19/05/2016 - Turku, Finland

 
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