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"Renewable Energy and the Sea: Technological Innovation" (2.8)

New types of renewable energies in the marine field are being developed. Progress made regarding these technologies is analysed here.

Start date: 21/05/2010 - 11:15
Last update: 23/01/15

"Shipping in the common European maritime space" (2.9)

The European shipping industry and public administrations in the Member States have invested heavily in achieving a competitive and efficient industry. An efficient maritime transport system, eliminating administrative formalities inside the common European maritime transport area, will boost the internal market.

Start date: 21/05/2010 - 11:15
Last update: 23/01/15

"The European e-Maritime initiative" (2.7)

The Commission is considering proposals to be made in 2011 to deploy e-Maritime systems for the benefit of the European maritime transport. The aim of the EU e Maritime initiative is to improve the competitiveness of the European maritime sector by facilitating the use of advanced information technologies for working and doing business.

Start date: 21/05/2010 - 09:00
Last update: 23/01/15

"Seafood: Innovation and transformation beyond the imagination " (2.5)

This workshop aims to enforce the importance of innovation as a key factor of competitiveness in the fishing and aquaculture sector. It is proposed to emphasise seafood transformation: fourth and fifth range products, and catering.     

Start date: 21/05/2010 - 09:00
Last update: 23/01/15

"Offshore Renewable Energy in a Regional Context" (2.6)

The role of maritime resources in meeting Europe´s renewable energy and energy security needs will be analysed. A number of technologies have been developed to harness renewable marine energy: tidal energy, marine currents, wave energy, osmotic power, etc.

Start date: 21/05/2010 - 09:00
Last update: 23/01/15

"The European Motorways of the Sea (MoS)" (2.10)

The key policy target of the Tran-European Networks for MoS is to promote the general sustainability and safety of transport by providing an alternative to congested or less environmentally-friendly land transport.

Start date: 20/05/2010 - 16:45
Last update: 23/01/15

"Naval design goes green" (2.3)

The aim is to have recognised European experts in this topic present innovative design tools on naval projects. The speakers will explain their experiences with yacht and transport ship design and will discuss future challenges to achieving sustainable development in naval technologies.  

Start date: 20/05/2010 - 16:45
Last update: 23/01/15

"Port & Maritime training & education" (2.2)

The Integrated Maritime Policy aims to raise the quality and skills of European maritime professionals in order to provide better resources to the entire European maritime cluster: ports, shipping, universities, coastal communities.

Start date: 20/05/2010 - 14:30
Last update: 23/01/15

"Coastal and Maritime Tourism" (2.1)

The sea and tourism make up a sector that covers extremely important issues, such as quantifying the economic contribution made by maritime tourism, the development of marinas, environmental sustainability, promotion and commercialisation, the development of health products, and innovative techniques.

Start date: 20/05/2010 - 14:30
Last update: 23/01/15

"Port Research and Development in Europe" (3.8)

An integrated approach to maritime policy in the EU has to be based on interdisciplinary scientific and technological knowledge.

Start date: 19/05/2010 - 16:45
Last update: 23/01/15

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