2020 Atlantic Project Awards to Honour Marine Renewables

EU-funded Atlantic Action Plan (AAP) has launched the call of applications to select the 2020 Atlantic Project Awards.

The Atlantic Project Awards will showcase and promote the individual winners while at the same time highlight the incorporation and scaling up of best practices at regional and national levels while promoting the key priorities of Atlantic Strategy.

The awards will be granted to 5 outstanding projects that come under the umbrella of the Atlantic Strategy and the Action Plan Priorities, as recognition of outstanding performance in relevant areas/sectors.

This year, projects can apply for the following categories/pillars of the new revamped Action Plan:

  • Atlantic ports and blue economy;
  • Blue skills and ocean literacy;
  • Marine renewable energy;
  • Healthy ocean and resilient coasts; as well as for
  • International Cooperation in the Atlantic area i.e. international dimension embodied in the Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation with United States of America and Canada and its potential support to the Blue Economy; in the Atlantic research cooperation with Brazil and South Africa; in the cooperation with adjacent sea macro-regions/basins (Baltic, Mediterranean, Black Sea), etc.

All applications will be processed and evaluated by the Evaluation Committee comprising of members from the European Commission and the Atlantic Strategy Group.

All applicants, will be informed via email as regards to their applications and Award winners will be invited to attend and receive their trophies at the Awards Ceremony which will be held as part of the Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference to be held in France during Fall 2020.

The call is open until 18 June 2020.