The main objective of Access2Sea is to improve the exploitation and preservation of natural assets:
- By unlocking the existing barriers (legal/regulatory, technological, existence of suitable areas in costal zones, social acceptance) to provide the industry with technical solutions to give aquaculture businesses access to shore
- By enabling onshore production
- By disseminating existing and new solutions and providing support to the aquaculture SMEs, to fix them or attract them to the Atlantic Area This way it is expected to enable SMEs to assess spatial opportunities to settle in the Atlantic shore new aquaculture business, supporting them in exploiting the natural assets in a sustainable way as well as in improving its performance through the improvement of their business model and be better accepted by local communities It is also expected that Access2Sea improves the co-operation between stakeholders, business support organisations, research institutes, national and regional administrations and local councils facilitating the innovation and knowledge transfer in Aquaculture sector.
Workpackages and Actions
In this section, you can find the different Work Packages and actions that we will carry out in the framework of the project.
This activity will be carried out directly by the main beneficiary, in collaboration with the rest of the partners.
The Work Package contemplates the external and internal coordination of the project, as well as all the activity of justification and financial management of the same.
This work package that will focus on the needs and objectives of the project in terms of internal and external communication. It will be led by the CEEI Bahía de Cádiz in Spain
Capitalization is a process by which existing information and knowledge is analyzed and evaluated, as well as the knowledge generated within the framework of the project, in order to make it available and disseminate it to other organizations or regions, through the evaluation of results.
Action1: Capitalization of available knowledge
Action 2: Creation of the local follow-up committees (LFC)
Action 3: Action for change action plan
Action 4: Action for change position paper
Action 5: Position Paper presentation meetings
|WP4||Space planning to foster aquaculture activities.
The main objective of this action is to address the problem of space aquaculture, building and validating a common methodology.
Action1: IEF methodology transfer
Action2: Access2sea methodology and indicators board
Action 3: Access2sea oppoortunities map
|WP5||Development of social acceptability methods.
This action will assess the status of the level of social acceptance of aquaculture in the project territories and identify methodologies and initiatives that prove to be efficient to improve social acceptance with respect to the economic / productive sectors to define a specific methodology that should guarantee a fair level of social acceptability.
Action 1: Current state of the difficulties
Action 2: Inventory of new consultative initiatives to improve the social acceptability.
Action3: Access2sea social acceptance strategy.
|WP6||Business models building for aquaculture farms
This activity aims to improve the business environment and the growth and job creation of the aquaculture sector in the project territories, addressing the key factors that impact the performance and sustainability of the companies in the sector.
Action 1: Aquaculture SMEs Inventory
Action 2: Regulatory and legislative frameworks inventory
Action 3: Access2sea Business Models
Action 4: Inventory of new sustainable aquaculture techniques.
Action 5: Access2Sea prospective missions
Action 6: Aquaculture business support
|WP7||Access2sea Pilot Projects
This action will have as its main objective the use of commercial opportunities detected, support sustainable aquaculture activities (new and affected) and improve the social acceptance of these activities.
Action 1: Access2sea experimental approach to expertise new aquaculture sites. (France)
Action 2: Aquaculture activities installation Pilot Project (Spain)
Action3: Sustainable aquaculture activities Pilot Project (Ireland)
Action 4: Aquaculture activities social acceptance Pilot Project (United Kingdom)
Action 5: Feed intake Regulation as a tool for Waste Management in Fish Production (Portugal).