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  • Erasmus+ features several actions of relevance to Blue Economy sectors, such as strengthening cooperation between industry and education, and promoting adult learning and mobility of students, trainees, volunteers and trainers.

    Geographical Coverage: European
    Budget: 
    The 2018 budget is expected to reach EUR 2.7 billion
    Sector of Activity:
    Research & innovation
    other
    Other Sector of Activity: 
    Socio-economic science and humanities; Blue Growth; Maritime Technology
  • Apply for funding for projects that promote knowledge, innovation and technology in the aquaculture sector.

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    Maximum support rates: 1. Industry Projects Maximum support rate 50% Maximum Support amount €200,000 2. Collective Projects Maximum support rate 75% Maximum Support amount €200,000 3. Public Projects Maximum support rate 100% Maximum Support amount €300,000
    Sector of Activity:
    Fish for human consumption
    Marine aquaculture
    Research & innovation
  • Apply for support for projects that promote the sustainable growth of output, value and employment in the aquaculture sector

    Geographical Coverage: National
    Budget: 
    Project Type 1: Organic Aquaculture A maximum of €10,000 or 50% (30% for non-SMEs) of eligible expenditure, whichever is the lesser, per project per year. Projects Type 2: Biotoxin Harvesting Suspension A maximum of €100,000 or 50% (30% for non-SMEs) of eligible losses, whichever is the lesser, per beneficiary, subject to the maximum total aid to all farmers of €500,000 per year. Individual benefi ciaries will be limited to one aid payment over the period of the Programme. Projects Type 3: Capacity Building 1) New Aquaculture Farmers – Maximum Support Rate 50%, Maximum Support amount €500,000 2) SME Aquaculture Enterprises – Maximum Support Rate 40% Maximum Support amount €500,000 3) Non-SME Aquaculture Enterprises – Maximum Support Rate 30% Maximum Support amount €500,000
    Sector of Activity:
    Fish for human consumption
    Marine aquaculture
    Research & innovation