HARVEST ATLANTIC intends to identify and exchange good practices and sustainable solutions based on innovation, diversification and marketing for the maritime economy and resources, in order to improve the socioeconomic situation of the Atlantic seaside territories, through transnational cooperation. In particular, it will contribute to the enhancement of competitiveness and innovation capacities in 4 specific subsectors of the maritime economy.

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Biotech & Nutraceutical
The biotechnology sector contains multiple subsectors, one of which is Marine Biotechnology. The Irish Marine Institute states that, “The Marine Board of the European Science Foundation (2010) refers specifically to Marine Biotechnology as encompassing [...]

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RDT+I in Navigation & gliding technologies
The shipbuilding sector is completely globalised and it is defined as a synthesis industry that produces a singular product, rarely into serial production, with a high unitary value and a long period of [...]

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Halieutic Industry
The definition of the seafood sector is not consensual and it might represent different The global seafood industry comprises different activities relating to the culturing, catching, preserving, processing, selling and distribution of fish or fishery products, as well as several different uses. Most of the seafood harvest is consumed by humans, but a significant proportion is used as fish food to farm other fish or [...]

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Green Maritime Energy
The green maritime energy sector consists of offshore wind, wave and tidal devices that generate electricity for the National Grid in the United Kingdom. The location of the devices, such as wind turbines and floating wave buoys, is governed by the Crown Office who allocate sections of the seabed for [...]

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  • The Atlantic Maritime Economy Observatory (ATOME) aims at being an efficient tool that provides updated information about and for the different economic activities that are developed in […]

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Atlantic Area institutions that make up the Harvest ATLANTIC project are: …

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The ATlantic Observatory for Maritime Economy (ATOME) pretends to be an efficient tool […]

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What are we doing


  • 2014 May 20

    Results presentation of HARVEST ATLANTIC project

    It will be held on 20th May 2014 in the city of Santander, Spain. This event is part of the European Maritime Day 2014. They can find further information about getting to the event and accommodation at the following pdf. In addition they can download the dossier Workshop clicking THIS LINK and the meeting poster […]

  • 2014 May 19

    Workshop of HARVEST ATLANTIC project

    It will be held on 19th May 2014 in the city of Santander, Spain. You can find further information about getting to the event and accommodation at the following pdf.

  • 2014 Jan 15

    4th Coordination Meeting of Harvest Atlantic project in Cork

    Sorry, this entry is only available in Español.

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