Building the future by doing more together

NEPTUNUS - Water-energy-seafood nexus: eco-innovation and circular economy strategies in the Atlantic area
Coordinator - Rubén Aldaco Garcia
CESAM Responsible researcher - Ana Cláudia Dias
Programme - Interreg Atlantic Area (Project number: EAPA 576/2018)
Execution dates - 2019-06-30 - 2022-06-29 (36 Months)
Funding Entity - European Regional Development Fund, European Union
Funding for CESAM - 170127 €
Total Funding - 2312013 €
Proponent Institution - Universidad de Cantabria
Participating Institutions
Universidade de Aveiro
Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
Fundación Centro Tecnológico de Eficiencia y Sostenibilidad Energética
Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera
Université de Bordeaux
University of Liverpool
National University of Ireland, Galway
Athlone Institute of Technology
Asociación Nacional de Fabricantes de Conservas de Pescados y Mariscos

The NEPTUNUS project aims to promote the sustainable development of the seafood sector in the Atlantic area by supplying a consistent methodology for products eco-labelling and defining eco-innovation strategies for production and consumption under a circular economy approach. This project will provide key actions for resource efficiency based on life cycle thinking, incorporating producers, policy makers and consumers in the decision making process.

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