Fostering research excellence
in EU Outermost Regions
| Public Project
The ERA Chairs action aims to support universities and research organizations to attract and maintain high quality human resources and implement the structural changes necessary to achieve excellence of their research on a long-term basis. The ERA Chairs may be in any domains of research and innovation in line with relevant regional and national strategies for smart specialisation.
The EcoAqua project was developed in the framework of the EU ERA Chairs Program, more specifically under Activity: 4.1. Unlocking and developing the research potential in the EU’s convergence regions and outermost regions.
The main objectives of the 5 years project are:
Agriculture, applied life sciences, biotechnology, and biosystems engineering
Earth system & universe sciences
Marine sciences & technologies
Tourism, eco-tourism, nature tourism, cultural tourism
Social science and social innovation
Health and applied medical technologies, diagnostics and therapies
Information & communications technology
Biodiversity conservation & restoration