2007-2013 Atlantic Area Programme. ERDF, Interreg Atlantic Area. 

Project Synopsis:
ARCOPOL Plus is a project framed in the Atlantic Area Transnational Programme that aims to reinforce the preparedness and response to oil and HNS’s spills in Atlantic regions through technology transfer, training and innovation. ARCOPOLplus will be running from January 2012 to December 2013. The total ARCOPOLplus budget yields €1,920,215


Project Partners:
The project will be developed by a consortium involving partners from 4 countries of the Atlantic Area (UK, Portugal, Ireland and Spain), where regional and local competent agencies and authorities as well as research organizations are well represented. In addition, it will be supported by an Advisory Body comprised of key authorities and experts.


1. Centro Tecnológico del Mar-Fundación CETMAR
2. Instituto Tecnolóxico para o Control do Medio Mariño (INTECMAR)
3. Universidade de Vigo
4. Consejería de Justicia e Interior - Junta de Andalucía
5. Consejería de Agricultura, Pesca y Medio Ambiente - Junta de Andalucía
6. Universidad de Cádiz (UCA)
7. Instituto Superior Técnico (IST)
8. Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR)
9. National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI)
10. Pembrokeshire County Council
11. Health Protection Agency (HPA)
12. Centre for Environmental, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas)

Associated partners
- Consellería do Medio Rural e do Mar – Xunta de Galicia
- Consellería de Medio Ambiente, Territorio e Infraestruturas –Xunta de Galicia

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