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PLOCAN announces the XIII Glider School edition

PLOCAN announces the XIII Glider School edition

The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands -PLOCAN- announces the 13th Glider School edition, a leading hands-on training forum on ocean-glider technologies, scheduled for October 23rd to 27th 2023 in Telde, Gran Canaria (Spain). The period for submitting applications to attend will remain open until June 30th . More details at http://www.gliderschool.eu Didactical contents will

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PLOCAN at the OceanLit project meeting and at the Marlice Islands forum

PLOCAN participated in the partners’ meeting of the European project “Management of coastal protected natural areas affected by marine litter in oceanic archipelagos”, Oceanlit, held in the framework of the International Forum on marine litter and circular economy in islands, Marlice Islands, at the Martianez Lake facilities in Puerto de la Cruz (Tenerife). The first

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PLOCAN in the European Minke project for innovation in marine metrology

The Minke project, an innovative marine metrology initiative that integrates the main european research infrastructures in which PLOCAN participates, has held its first face-to-face meeting, marking an important milestone in interdisciplinary collaboration and in the search for solutions for the sustainable management of marine ecosystems. Minke is a project funded by the European Commission within

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PLOCAN at Oceanology International 2022

The ICTS-PLOCAN has joined Oceanology International (OiA23) held in San Diego (USA) as a world reference biannual forum on ocean observing technologies, an emerging sector in the marine-maritime context and the Blue Economy strategy. As usual, OiA23 has had a large exhibition of more than 300 stands that for three consecutive days have allowed exhibiting

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PLOCAN at the Transfiere Forum 2023

The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands participated in the joint stand that the Cabildo de Gran Canaria (Gran Canaria Economic Promotion Society) organised at the Transfiere Forum to promote the R&D activities carried out on the island of Gran Canaria. The University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the Canary Islands Institute of Technology

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Canary Islands as a testsite for marine renewable energies in the Ecoislas forum

The use of the Canary Islands as a test site is a unique opportunity to promote the development of marine renewable energy generation technologies in Spain and the world, as revealed in the international forum Ecoislas, which had as one of its axes to marine renewable energies and which had the participation of the Ocean

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PLOCAN leads SECURE European project to improve research and attract talent

PLOCAN leads the European project SECURE (Sustainable Careers for Researcher Empowerment) to improve research careers and reduce job insecurity, creating conditions that allow attracting, retaining and stimulating talent growth. Secure is a consortium of 19 European partners from 12 different countries that will develop coordination and support measures to create, trial, implement, and mainstream a

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PLOCAN collaborates with the Air and Space Army in a maritime accident drill

PLOCAN took part in the maritime accident drill organised by the Canary Islands Aeronautical Rescue Coordination Centre (ARCC) and the 802 Squadron of the Air Force’s 46th Wing 55 miles northeast of the island of Gran Canaria. For the simulation, a PLOCAN buoy with a positioning beacon was attached to a figurehead and set adrift

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PLOCAN participates in the celebration of the start of Ocean Citizen project

The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands participated in Tenerife in the Kick-off meeting of the European project Ocean Citizen, for the advanced restoration of the marine environment combining environmental perspective with social commitment and clear economic benefits for local communities, and which seeks to have continuity beyond the useful life of the project. Twenty-two

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PLOCAN at the SBEP launch session in Rome

European Commission and public-private partnership create the European Sustainable Blue Economy Partnership The European Blue Economy Sustainable Association (EBESA) has begun its activities in Rome, with the goal of uniting efforts and resources to promote sustainable blue economy in Europe. The association, coordinated by the Italian Ministry of Universities and Research, includes a network of

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Meeting at the Port Authority of Vigo of the partners of the European Bluefishing Training project on the competitiveness of extractive fishing.

BLUEFISHING TRAINING is a project funded by the European Union – NextGenerationEu with 279.669,49€ through the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and is constituted by five partners at national level: Port Authority of Vigo, Vigo Shipowners Cooperative, ICSEM, University of Vigo and PLOCAN. This project aims to promote innovative approaches to strengthen sectorial cooperation

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