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European Concerted Action to foster prevention and best response to Accidental Marine Pollution

Objective

Marine pollution, in general, and accidental marine pollution, in particular, are issues of major concern from the standpoint of their impacts on the health of the marine environment and their socio-economic uses. These issues have played an important pressure upon the need for a better protection of the world's marine ecosystems through the implementation of new or improved prevention mechanisms and response actions, based on sound scientific principles. Taking into account that these problems are also very often of transboundary nature, we envision to create a platform where governmental policy makers and scientists from European coastal countries meet and discuss all aspects of accidental marine pollution research and implement measures needed. This follows the international co-operation strategy defined within the ERA initiative, enhancing European competitiveness and providing the basis for the best practices on prevention, avoidance and remediation of accidental marine pollution.

Call for proposal

ERA-NET/1/CA-SSA
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Coordinator

MINISTERIO DE CIENCIA E INNOVACIÓN
Address
Albacete, 5
Madrid
Spain

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Participants (9)

BELGIAN FEDERAL PUBLIC PLANNING SERVICE SCIENCE POLICY
Belgium
Address
Wetenschapsstraat 8 Rue De La Science
Brussels

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CONSELLERIA DE INNOVACIÓN, INDUSTRIA E COMERCIO (XUNTA DE GALICIA)
Spain
Address
San Caetano S/n
Santiago De Compostela

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ESTONIAN SCIENCE FOUNDATION
Estonia
Address
Kohtu 6
Tallin

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FONDATION EUROPÉENE DE LA SCIENCE
France
Address
1 Quai Lezay Marnésia
Strasbourg

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FUNDAÇAO PARA A CIÊNCIA E A TECNOLOGIA
Portugal
Address
Avenida Dom Carlos I 126
Lisboa

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INSTITUT FRANÇAIS DE RECHERCHE POUR L´EXPLORATION DE LA MER
France
Address
Rue Jean Jacques Rousseau, 155
Issy-les-moulineux

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MARINE INSTITUTE
Ireland
Address
Galway Technology Park, Parkmore
Galway

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THE RESEARCH COUNCIL OF NORWAY
Norway
Address
Stensbergt 26
Oslo

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THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR ENVIRONMENT, FOOD AND RURAL AFFAIRS
United Kingdom
Address
30-34 Albert Embankment
London

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