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Ports and harbours

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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) |

Welcome Europe

Welcome Europe

Founded in 2000 Welcom Europe is an independent organisation established under French law. It provides consultancy services on European and international matters. The website provides relevant information to apply to(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageGlobal |

European Cluster Collaboration Platform

EASME - Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Platform, funded by the European Commission, that provides online quality information and networking support for clusters (organisations and members), mainly from EU, aiming to improve their performance and increase their(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageRegional (only Mediterranean sea basin) |

Wind Europe

Wind Europe

WindEurope is the voice of the wind industry, actively promoting wind power in Europe and worldwide. It has over 500 members, active in over 50 countries, including wind turbine manufacturers(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageRegional (only Mediterranean sea basin) |

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission

IOC - Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of Unesco

UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) promotes international cooperation and coordinates programmes in marine research, services, observation systems, hazard mitigation, and capacity development in order to understand and effectively manage the(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageGlobal |

International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange Programme

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC-UNESCO)

IODE program, of the 'Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission' (IOC) of UNESCO, was born to enhance marine research, exploitation and development, by facilitating the exchange of oceanographic data and information between participating(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageGlobal |

Ocean Data Portal. Seamless access to ocean data

The United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture

The Ocean Data Portal (ODP) aims at providing seamless access to collections and inventories of marine data from the NODCs (National Oceanographic Data Centres) of the IODE network and allows(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageGlobal |

Cluster Observatory

Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden

The Cluster Observatory is an online, free and user-friendly platform that provides a single access point to data and analysis of clusters, cluster organizations and regional microeconomic framework conditions in(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageRegional (only Mediterranean sea basin) |

Maritime Forum

European Commission

The Maritime Forum aims to improve communication amongst EU maritime policy stakeholders. It allows parties interested in the EU maritime policy to communicate on a common platform. They can publish(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageRegional (only Mediterranean sea basin) |

Copernicus Marine environment monitoring service

European Commission

The Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service (CMEMS) provides regular and systematic reference information on the physical state, variability and dynamics of the ocean and marine ecosystems for the global ocean(...) Read more.

  • Geographical coverageGlobal |