|Atlantic Project Awards||Winners||Gallery|
The 1st Atlantic Project Awards ceremony was held during the 3rd Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference in Dublin on September 27, 2016. The Atlantic Project Awards, presented by the Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Mr. Karmenu Vella, were designed to honour outstanding success stories, achieved by projects in the geographical area covered by the Atlantic Strategy and that were related to the implementation of the Atlantic Action Plan.
The winners of the 5 categories of the 1st Atlantic Project Awards ceremony are:
- Entrepreneurship & innovation: Atlantic Blue Tech – Enhancing the Blue Bioresources Niche of Excellence – project implemented by Technopôle Brest Iroise
- Atlantic Marine and coastal environment: Platform for improving maritime coastal pollution preparedness and response in Atlantic regions – project implemented by Centro Tecnológico del Mar – Fundación CETM
- Accessibility and connectivity: BATTERIE – Better Accessible Transport to Encourage Robust Intermodal Enterprise – project implemented by Action Renewables
- Sustainability: Atlantic Power Cluster –project implemented by SODERCAN Regional Development Agency of Cantabria
- International Cooperation: a special award was given to the Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance - Coordination and Support Action (AORA-CSA)