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Funding programme and call:

FInterreg Atlantic Area / Call 2 - 2018 /
Priority Axis 2. Fostering resource
efficiency. Specific Objective 2.1.
Fostering renewable energies and energy
efficiency

Duration:
36 months

Total budget:
2,470,368.92 €

Budget for PLOCAN:
439,123.44€

Total funding:
1,852,776.69€

Funding for PLOCAN:
329,342.58 €

Coordinator:
EMEC (UK)

Partners:
EMEC (UK) - SEENEOH (FR) - BiMEP
(ES) - PLOCAN (ES) - WAVEC (PT) - SBI
(IE) - ECN (FR). Associated partners: EVE
(ES) - CMC (ES) - in2sea (PT) - RNA (FR)
- HIE (UK) - ARPLTI (FR)

Blue Growth and Innovation Fast Tracked

This project will help Atlantic Arc companies test the next generation of Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) technology in real sea environments and prove power can be economically generated from the ocean. Blue-GIFT will result in a minimum of 8 MRE floating wind, wave or tidal pre- commercial demonstrations, over 24,000hrs of operation, work with over 20 SME's, sustaining 30+ jobs and helping to secure €15M investment into MRE companies.