icon Initiatives

Search for marine and maritime programs, projects and initiatives across the Mediterranean by using the search feature below or browse on the map. You can upload your initiative, project or programme through the “UPLOAD NEW” option.

Initiatives Search


Biodiversity and ecosystems
Climate change
Diversification of marine activities
Education/training networks & jobs
Fisheries/Marine resources
General maritime and Mediterranean information
Marine biotechnologies
Maritime safety/surveillance/security
Maritime stakeholders / clusters
Oil & gas - Mineral resources
Public private funding
Renewable energy
Scientific research / technologies / innovation
Spatial planning/areas management
Circular economy
Citizen science
Governance and Legislation
Pollution / marine litter
Ports and harbours

Type of player

General public
Job seekers/Employers
Researchers and scientists

Source of funding

EU Funds
Public funding
Private funding

MAnagement of Port areas in the MEDiterranean sea basin

University of Cagliari

MAPMED (MAnagement of Port areas in the MEDiterranean sea basin) is a project funded under the ENP CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme. Its objective is to improve the environmental sustainability(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageMediterranean (widespread) |

Marine Species Identification Portal

ETI Bioinformatics

This site is an initiative of ETI BioInformatics (NL) in the KeyToNature programme, which is a project in the EC e-content Plus Programme. It gathers information from 31 species identification(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageGlobal |

Mediterranean & Black Sea Argo Centre

Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale

MedArgo is the official Argo Regional Centre (MED-ARC) for the Mediterranean and Black Seas. It is part of the Italian 'Gruppo Nazionale di Oceanografia Operativa' (GNOO) and of the Mediterranean(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageMediterranean (widespread) |

Mediterranean Decision Support System for Marine Safety

Department of Merchant Shipping, Republic of Cyprus

MEDESS is a project that started in April 2012 and ended in 2015. It was dedicated to the strengthening of maritime safety by mitigating the risks and impacts associated to(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageRegional (only Mediterranean sea basin) |

Mediterranean Education Initiative for Environment & Sustainability

MEDIES - Mediterranean Education Initiative For Enviroment & Sustainability

'MEdIES is the major educational and training tool of the Mediterranean Information Office for Environment, Culture and Sustainable Development. It is an initiative on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), launched(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageMediterranean (widespread) |

Ports as gateways to access inner regions

FEPORTS - El Instituto Portuario de Estudios y Cooperación de la Comunitat Valenciana

The PORTA project aimed to overcome the dichotomy between maritime and transport policies and urban/local sustainable development of the areas surroundings the ports, by adopting new planning integrated approaches in(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageRegional (only Mediterranean sea basin) |

A temperature data loggers network

MEDRECOVER - Marine Biodiversity Conservation Group

T-MedNet network is devoted to spread the acquisition of long term high resolution temperature series in Mediterranean coastal waters (0-40 m) as well as to facilitate data sharing and analysis.(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageRegional (only Mediterranean sea basin) |

Tracking Oil Spills & Coastal Awareness network

PACA Sea Innovation & Business Cluster - Toulon Var Technologies

The TOSCA (Tracking Oil Spills & Coastal Awareness network) project aims to improve the quality, speed and effectiveness of decision-making process in case of marine accidents in the Mediterranean concerning(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageMediterranean (widespread) |