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AWARD OF THE CONTRACT “STUDIES TO SUPPORT THE EUROPEAN GREEN DEAL: LOT 1 SHELLFISH AND ALGAE”
COFREPECHE in consortium with ARGANS and BMRS (Bantry Marine Research Station) have been awarded the contract “Studies to support the European Green Deal: Lot 1 Shellfish and algae”. This study started on the 1rst of December 2021 for an overall duration of 9 months.
This project has been launched by the Executive Agency for SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) (EASME). EASME is managing on behalf of the European Commission several UE programs for SMEs in the field of innovation, environment, climate action, energy, and maritime affairs.
The goal of this project is to produce digital raster maps of European marine waters that help plan and analysis of marine aspects of the Green Deal. The specific objective of Lot 1 is to assess the potential of shellfish and algae to recycle nutrients and to estimate the greenhouse gas emissions generated by their production.
COFREPECHE will be in charge of finding and analyzing impacts of aquaculture development on fishing activities (in Task 2) and Task 5.