Funding Year: 2009
Funding Scheme: Large – scale integrating project
Project Duration: 48 Months
Total Project Value: €55m
EU Grant-Aid: €33.8m
Funding to Ireland: €287,600
Lead Partner: GIP MERCATOR OCEAN (France)
Irish Partner(s): TechWorks Marine Ltd
Website: MYOCEAN (Opens in new window)
MyOcean is the implementation of the MARINE CORE SERVICE, one of three GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security) “Fast Track Services”. GMES is a joint initiative of the European Commission and the European Space Agency designed to establish a European capacity for the provision and use of operational information for Global Monitoring of Environment and Security. The areas which will directly benefit from the successful implementation of MyOcean are: Maritime Security, Oil Spill combat, Marine Resources management, Climate Change, Seasonal Forecast, Coastal Activities, Ice Survey and Water Quality and Pollution.
Download further information on the FP7 MyOcean project (Pdf 50k).
Pdf directories on Irish participation in EU FP7 funded competitive marine research projects during the period 2007-2009 are also available to download from the EU Framework Research Programmes page on the Publications Section of the Marine Institute website.