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#OceanAction18487
Promote and support the establishment of a strong and vibrant marine and maritime research and innovation network, through the establishment of a Port Tech Cluster in Lisbon and the Atlantic Observatory in the Azores, with a focus on both North and South
by Ministry of Sea & Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education (Government)
A sustainable and inclusive economic growth must be based on knowledge and innovation. Considering that the integration of disciplines and mind sets (academia and enterprises) is the best way to create a favorable ecosystem to the development of startups and business innovation based on an up-to-date scientific and technological background.
Progress reports
14.a
Increase scientific knowledge, develop research capacity and transfer marine technology, taking into account the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Criteria and Guidelines on the Transfer of Marine Technology, in order to improve ocean health and to enhance the contribution of marine biodiversity to the development of developing countries, in particular small island developing States and least developed countries
Type of commitment
  • Scientific, socioeconomic and interdisciplinary research
  • Research capacity development
  • Data access and sharing
  • Training and professional development
  • Scientific cooperation
December 2020
Promote and support the establishment of a strong and vibrante marine research & innovation network, through the establishment of a Port Tech Cluster in Lisbon and the Atlantic Observatory in the Azores.
Financing (in USD)
10,000,000 USD
Staff / Technical expertise
This refers to the human resources that are to be mobilized in order to implement the commitment.
Other, please specify
This refers to the regulatory instruments that are to be put in place in order to implement the commitment.
Basic information
Time-frame: June 2017 - December 2020
Partners
Ministry of Sea (Government); Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education (Government)
Ocean Basins
  • North Atlantic
  • South Atlantic
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Miguel Miranda, President of IPMA, miguel.miranda@ipma.pt,
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