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Smart Fossil Free Island updated
PROJECT

Smart Fossil Free Island

The “Smart Fossil Free Island” is based on two pillars – sustainable energy and sustainable mobility – and aims to create an “intelligent electric ecosystem” on the island of Porto Santo, benefiting from its small size (42.48 square kilometers) and only 5,483 inhabitants (Census 2011).

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PROJECT

SponGES

Biodiversity conservation & restoration

Azores

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PROJECT

MUSES

Marine sciences & technologies

Azores

Multi-Use in European Seas

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PROJECT

MarineUAS

Marine sciences & technologies

Azores

Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Systems for Marine and Coastal Monitoring

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PROJECT

EXPAND II

Social sciences and social innovation

Azores

Widening participation of countries and stakeholders in JPI Urban Europe through capacity building in urban policy, funding and research

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PROJECT

SUMMER

Marine sciences & technologiesBiodiversity conservation & restoration

AzoresCanary Islands

Sustainable management of mesopelagic resources

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PROJECT

ASSEMBLE Plus

Marine sciences & technologies

Azores

Association of European Marine Biological Laboratories Expanded

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EVENT

Azores is the first archipelago to receive the certification of Sustainable Tourism Destination

Tourism, eco-tourism, nature tourism, cultural tourism

Azores

The Azores were recognized as the first archipelago in the world and the first region of Portugal to receive the Sustainable Tourism Destination certification.

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PROJECT

URBAN WASTE

Tourism, eco-tourism, nature tourism, cultural tourism

AzoresCanary IslandsLa Reunion

Urban strategies for Waste Management in Tourist Cities