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Forum Oceano - Portuguese Sea Cluster

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Fórum Oceano - Association of Maritime Economy is a private non-profit association created in 2009 and since then formally recognised by the Portuguese Government as the Portuguese Sea Competitiveness Cluster. At present, the Association gathers around 120 members from the whole country, covering different key sectors of the blue economy, among them companies, business associations, R&D centres, higher education institutions, local authorities and other associative organizations. Fórum Oceano main priority is to promote the sea as a valuable resource for the economy, promoting cooperation between stakeholders through the intersection of knowledge and support for innovation, internationalisation and entrepreneurship contributing, in sustainability conditions, for the country's competitiveness.
Geographical working areas
  • National/local
  • Rui Azevedo
Type of player
  • Organisations/Associations
Areas of expertise
  • Aquaculture
  • Diversification of marine activities
  • Education/training networks & jobs
  • Fisheries/Marine resources
  • Heritage
  • Marine biotechnologies
  • Maritime safety/surveillance/security
  • Maritime stakeholders
  • Oil & gas - Mineral resources
  • Renewable Energy
  • Scientific research and development networks
  • Tourism
  • Transport/shipping
Main Interests