Current Projects

MUSES (Multi-Use in European Seas). MUSES explores opportunities for Multi-Use in European Seas across five EU sea basins (Baltic Sea, North Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea and Eastern Atlantic). The objectives of MUSES are (1) explore the opportunities for Multi-Use in European Seas, including the scope for innovation and Blue Growth potential, (2) present practical solutions on how to overcome existing barriers and minimize risks associated with Multi-Use development whilst maximising local benefits, (3) provide an understanding of environmental, spatial, economic & societal benefits of co-location and (4) highlight inappropriate regulatory, operational, environmental, H&S, societal and legal aspects.
Programme: H2020
Duration: 2016-2018 (24 months)
Total budget:€ 2.000.000,00

MED-CO-EVOLVE (Promoting the co-evolution of human activities and natural systems for the development of sustainable coastal and maritime tourism, Interreg Med). MED-CO-EVOLVE project aims at analyzing and promoting the co-evolution of human activities and natural systems in touristic coastal areas, allowing sustainable development of touristic activities based on the principles of ICZM/MSP. CO-EVOLVE couples a presently unavailable analysis at MED scale of threats and enabling factors for sustainable tourism with local studies on representative Pilot Areas, to demonstrate through pilot actions the feasibility and effectiveness of a ICZM/MSP based planning process.
Programme: INTERREG MED
Duration: 2016-2019 (36 months)
Total budget: € 3.000.000,00

SUPREME(Supporting Implementation of Maritime Spatial Planning in the Eastern Mediterranean region, DG-Mare). SUPREME project involves public authorities in charge of MSP, as designated by the Governs of four MS (GR, HR, IT and SL), and the UNEP/MAP Barcelona Convention. SUPREME will focus on two key objectives, stated in the call for proposals: 1. To supporting the implementation of Maritime Spatial Planning in EU Member States 2. To launch and carry out concrete and cross-border MSP initiative between Member States.
Programme: DG MARE EASME
Duration: 2016-2017 (12 months)
Total budget: € 2.000.000,00

SIMWESTMED(Supporting Implementation of Maritime Spatial Planning in the Western Mediterranean region, DG-Mare). SIMWESTMED will focus on supporting the implementation of the Directive on Maritime Spatial Planning in Member States' marine waters and launching and carrying out concrete, cross-border MSP cooperation between Member States in the Western Mediterranean region.
Programme: DG MARE EASME
Duration: 2016-2017 (12 months)
Total budget: € 2.260.000,00