The geographical areas covered by this call include the Atlantic, the Black Sea and the Mediterranean.
The aim of the programme is to develop an innovative, knowledge and research based, sustainable and inclusive 2 Seas area, where natural resources are protected and the green economy promoted.
This paper has been developed within the context of the SIMAtlantic project that aims to support the establishment and implementation of Maritime Spatial Plans in line with MSP Directive requirements.
This report illustrates the solutions of the BalticRIM project that brings those in charge of Maritime Cultural Heritage (MCH) and Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) from seven countries around the Baltic Sea, including the Russian Federation, togeth
MarTERA has launched a fourth joint call for transnational research and innovation projects on 2021-01-04.
Marine coastal areas have a considerable socio-economic importance and provide multiple services to Humankind (fisheries, nutrient cycling etc.).
In Europe, aquaculture accounts for about 20% of fish production and directly employs some 85 000 people. EU aquaculture is renowned for its high quality, sustainability and consumer protection standards.
The development of multi-use sea platforms concept has become one of the EU’s most interesting and ambitious projects in order to ensure the integrated, sustainable and ecological exploitation of open sea resources.
Fishing gear (nets, traps, etc.) are made from plastic materials that have an estimated lifetime of several hundred years, which is an issue if the gear is lost at sea.
Sea ports need high-energy supplies and are a source of air pollution, two environmental problems that can be minimized by using renewable energy.
Tidal power – produced by the surge of ocean waters during the rise and fall of tides – is a major renewable energy source, but the technology is still in its infancy.
Europe is currently the world leader in wave energy and thus there are significant opportunities for green jobs associated with its development and deployment. Wave energy costs remain high compared to con-ventional forms of energy.