3/ Blue economy:
innovation and

Boost the blue economy in a sustainable way by innovating and identifying new opportunities, particularly in areas such as maritime transport and water tourism, with the participation of different social, educational and economic stakeholders.


To upgrade existing observation platforms by investing in infrastructure and promoting integration with new tools.

To develop new monitoring methodologies that include environmental variables and live resources to improve our understanding of the marine environment and the sustainability of resource exploitation.

To create a platform for storing and accessing data related to the marine environment: in-situ data from different observation platforms.

To develop a system of tools, based on observation, data analysis and numerical models, which will provide early warnings of risks and threats, and facilitate resource management, spatial planning and the management of the marine environment in the widest sense.

To generate a national coastal and marine monitoring network including the creation of coastal surveillance networks.