AUXNAVALIA+ kickoff meeting
The project AUXNAVALIA+ will held its kickoff meeting in Oporto, on 23rd February 2012.
AUXANAVALIA+ was approved under the 3rd Call for proposals within the priority 2.1 - improve maritime safety.
The aim of the project is to improve competitiveness of the naval ancillary industry by implementing activities to enhance innovation capacity. The project will enhance the sector homogeneity in the areas of the region by developing transnational business plan models, working together with an intense transnational approach; will stimulate and support knowledge transfer between research centres bodies and SMEs; will secure the sustainability of the sector and the work started in AUXNAVALIA project, by keeping the Shipbuilding Atlantic Platform alive, promoting new R+D+I projects, helping SMEs to adapt their business plans to the market new demands, and will contribute to overcome the environmental challenges of the region.
Partnership: Lead Partner Fundacion Fomento para o fomento da Calidade Industrial e o Desenvolvemento tecnolóxico de Galicia (ES); Asociación Cluster del Naval Gallego – ACLUNAGA (ES); NEOPOLIA - Marine Solutions (FR); Associaçao das Indústrias Navais –AIN (PT); Shipbuilders & Shiprepairers Association (SAA) (UK)