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SAFER  =  Smart Atlantic Seafood Clusters
Applying Internet of Things (IoT) technology to seafood and aquaculture clusters on the Atlantic

Project Status:
Live Project
Project Leader:
Funding Programme:
Atlantic Area Programme 2014 - 2020
Project Budget:
€1,802,821
Start Date:
Oct, 2017
Finish Date:
Sep, 2020
Project Website:
The aim of the project is to:

To improve the innovation performance of the seafood sector by increasing technology adoption and transnational cooperation giving response to the challenges of a sector identified as high-potential for the smart growth of the participant regions.

Specific objectives are to:
  • Create an innovation platform to sustain an effective transnational network of seafood clusters by putting in place the means that the network needs to effectively and sustainably drive innovation in a fast-moving network of SMEs and 3rd level and Applied Research Centres distributed across the Atlantic area
  • Increase the adoption of technology and collaboration within the seafood sector by using the innovation platform established to increase the level of collaboration and technology transfer. Living Lab pilots will be jointly implemented and evaluated in order to test the effectiveness of the platform
  • Serve as empirical input for the Regional Innovation Smart Specialization Strategies (RIS3) of Atlantic regions where the seafood industry is a priority.
RegionOrganisation / Role
Brittany
France
CPMR/CMPR
Partner
Brittany
France
Pole Mer Bretagne Atlantique - Atlantic Brittany Sea Cluster
Partner
Cantabria
Spain
Cantabrian Government
Partner
Derry & Strabane
United Kingdom
Derry City and Strabane District Council
Partner
Donegal
Ireland
ERNACT
Lead partner
Donegal
Ireland
LYIT
Partner
Donegal
Ireland
Udaras na Gaeltachta
Partner
Norte
Portugal
Foodintech Lda
Partner
Norte
Portugal
Forum Oceano – Association of Maritime Economy
Partner
This project aims to improve the innovation performance of the seafood
sector by increasing technology adoption and transnational cooperation giving
response to the challenges of a sector identified as high-potential for the smart
growth of the participant regions. The project will drive innovation with a view
of expanding the results to 21 Atlantic regions who will benefit from project’s
experience in order to improve their innovation policies.





CORE ERNACT REGIONS
Newfoundland and Labrador
Canada
South Ostrobothnia
Finland
Donegal
Ireland
West Romania
Romania
Banat
Serbia
Cantabria
Spain
San Sebastián
Spain
Västernorrlands
Sweden
Derry & Strabane
United Kingdom