Entries by Communication team

WestMED – BlueMed webinar focuses on strengthening ties and opportunities with Southern Partners

Context/introduction  The WestMED Assistance Mechanism is promoting a series of webinars in partnership with BlueMed initiative aimed at bringing stakeholders in the Mediterranean together to address common challenges and support the development of sustainable blue growth. The intention behind this collaboration is to create increasing synergies between the two initiatives. A first webinar was organised […]

WestMED National Event Morocco 2020

Economie Bleue Quels défis, opportunités et priorités pour le Maroc ? Objet de la réunion :  Présenter l’initiative WestMED, ces objectifs, priorités et les opportunités qu’elle propose. Grouper le réseau de l’initiative et discuter les priorités de l’initiative au niveau du Maroc. Principaux  Points abordés Synthèse des principaux points abordés. Présentation de l’Initiative Le hub national […]

Promoting Sustainable Transport in the western Mediterranean

Through the establishment of a cooperation framework within the western Mediterranean sub-sea basin, the WestMED initiative’s Technical Group on Sustainable Transport and Green Shipping aims to promote dialogue among key actors and contribute to the deployment of innovative solutions for clean maritime transport. Following the conclusions of the Steering Committee of Rabat in October 2019, […]

The WestMED initiative pushes for the Blue Economy in Spain, Morocco and Portugal

During the last quarter, two WestMED National Events have taken place online in Spain and Morocco, and a dedicated workshop on the initiative was held within the Business2Sea conference organized by Fórum Oceano.   WestMED National Event Spain | 23 September 2020 The event “Opportunities for the Blue Economy in the Western Mediterranean” was held […]

Towards the establishment of an efficient network of WestMED Maritime Clusters

Building upon a strong networking activity during its first two years of implementation, the WestMED Assistance Mechanism is promoting the organization of a closed meeting on November 30th to pave the way for the development of an integrated maritime clusters network within the Western Mediterranean. Maritime clusters are essential actors in fostering the aggregation of […]

Blue Economy Window Call

Deadline: 16 February 2020 Total Budget: €20 million The Blue Economy Window Call for Proposals 2020 is now open! Known as the EMFF BlueInvest Grants, the call offers a total budget of € 20 million This call presents funding opportunities for SMEs across the European Union. You can get up to 70% co-funding for your […]

WestMED Malta underlines the importance of partnerships during Tourism, ICT and post-Covid event

The vulenrability of the tourism sector is a common challenge which requires joint solutions. There is thus scope in building partnerships in order to find effective solutions as well as identifying lessons as a means of building resilience. The webinar on the ICT services for post Covid-19 blue tourism (on November 10, 2020) in the […]

COSME Call for proposals | Technology & SMEs

Deadline: 2 February 2021 Budget: €5.000.000 This call for proposals aims to fund two pilot projects focused on building alliances among traditional and tech-savvy SMEs through industrial cluster organisations in order to promote SME collaboration and technology adoption within specific industrial ecosystems. The final objective of this call is to contribute to a wider spreading […]