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15 11, 2018

BBMBC project holds final conference

After two years, the CPMR Atlantic Arc Commission (AAC) project, ‘Blue Biotechnology Master for a Blue Career’ (BBMBC), led by the University of La Rochelle, held its Final Conference in Bordeaux (Nouvelle Aquitaine) on 22 November. Developed within the Atlantic Arc Commission at the initiative of the Nouvelle Aquitaine Region, the BBMBC project, financed by [...]

29 10, 2018

CleanAtlantic project highlights marine litter issue at ‘Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference’

The CleanAtlantic project, led by CETMAR and the CPMR Atlantic Arc Commission, held a workshop on Marine Litter at the Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference in Vigo (Galicia, Spain) on 24 October. The Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference is the annual event of the Atlantic Strategy, created in 2011. It brings together a variety of stakeholders from [...]

16 02, 2018

Safer project presented at the Atlantic Arc Commission Working Group on Fisheries

The SAFER project was presented at the meeting of the CPMR Atlantic Arc Commission’s Working Group on Fisheries, held on 7 February 2018.   The SAFER project aims to improve the innovation performance of the seafood industry by increasing technology adoption and transnational cooperation to give response to the challenges faced by a sector identified as key [...]

12 12, 2017

Atlantic and North Sea Arc Commissions exchange best practices to boost offshore wind industry

The CPMR’s Atlantic and North Sea Commission’s jointly organised a seminar in the Netherlands on November 29 to exchange best practices for the development of offshore wind energy. The Atlantic delegation was made up of the Pays de la Loire region, accompanied by three offshore wind companies from the Loire Valley, the Pays Basque region [...]

14 09, 2017

CPMR urges Juncker to work together with Regions to build better Europe

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) welcomes the State of the Union address made by European Commission President Juncker, particularly its plea to strengthen democracy and defend the key values the EU stands for. However, the CPMR says President Juncker’s speech has fallen short of acknowledging the need for a refocused Europe, which places [...]

28 07, 2017

Register now for ‘UK Atlantic Strategy Workshop’ in Cardiff – 25 September

Registration is now open for the Welsh Government’s ‘UK Atlantic Strategy Workshop’ which will focus on Marine Energy as a Driver of the Atlantic Economy.  The aim of the event, being held in Cardiff on 25 September, is to showcase flagship developments and highlight the potential of the marine energy sector in invigorating coastal economies [...]

12 05, 2017

Atlantic Project Awards open for submissions

The Atlantic Project Awards are designed to honour outstanding success stories, achieved by projects in the geographical area covered by the Atlantic Strategy and with relevance to the implementation of the Atlantic Action Plan. The Atlantic Project Awards, organised by the Support Team for the Atlantic Action Plan, showcase and promote individual winners and highlight [...]

28 03, 2017

CPMR calls for regions to be represented in Brexit negotiations

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) has called on the EU and the UK government to ensure that the interests of regions are taken into account during the Brexit negotiations. As the UK government prepares to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the CPMR is urging the EU institutions and the UK and [...]