The Canary Island Cluster, research centres and business associations from Azores, Madeira and the Canary Islands have signed the Macaronesia Marine-Maritime Alliance with a view to promoting socio-economic activity, sustainable development and growth based on scientific-technical knowledge in the marine-maritime field through active regional, national and international co-operation-
Live streaming online of the 4th High-Level Industry-Science-Government Dialogue on‘Atlantic Interactions’
A WaveGlider autonomous surface vehicle from the Canary Island Oceanic Platform (PLOCAN) fleet, fitted with an array of meteorological and oceanographic sensors has satisfactorily completed a whale and dolphin observation mission lasting six weeks between Gran Canaria and Madeira.
Spanish Minister of Science, Innovation and Universities, Pedro Duque, has signed the Canary Island Declaration that rolls out the “Atlantic Interactions – AIR Centre” inter-governmental initiative aimed at driving research programmes and projects around the Atlantic Ocean. Spain signed the Declaration along with Portugal, Nigeria, Cape Verde, Angola and Sao Tomé e Príncipe. This initiative, open to other countries from both sides of the Atlantic to join, will focus on five main areas: Space, Atmosphere, Climate-Energy, Ocean and Data Analysis and Computing. This is how the centre will make its contribution to the sustainable development of the Atlantic countries and regions.