Macaronesia Research Strategy
Type: INTERREG | Transnational Cooperation Program MAC 2007-2013
Duration: 46 months (10/01/2009 - 30/09/2012)
Status: Closed
Coordinator: The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands –PLOCAN (Canary Islands – Spain)

Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands- PLOCAN (Canary Islands – Spain)
Madeira Tecnopolo (Madeira – Portugal)
Fundo Regional da Ciência e Tecnologia- FRCT (Azores – Portugal)

Aim of the Project:

This project main objective is the creation of a Macaronesia research strategy to assume the challenges of sustainability through research and competitive development in insular Atlantic regions, the Canary Islands, Azores and Madeira. As specific objectives were the establishment of a common strategy to promote synergies between the areas of greatest potential and complementarity of R&D+I Macaronesia systems by facilitating the identification of additional strategic areas of research, development and innovation between the three regions and promoting mobility of students and researchers between regions belonging to Macaronesia, reinforcing a growing collaboration between researchers and institutions in each region.

FRCT Involvement:
FRCT participated in MaReS as partner.
Financial Overview
Consortium Budget
Partners Contribuition EU Contribuition Total
82 458€467 266,80€549 724,80€
FRCT Budget
16 248,36€92 074,04€108 322,40€