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ERA-Net to foster prevention and best response to Accidental Marine Pollution

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Acronym: AMPERA
Period: 2005
Status: Completed

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  • Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia (MEC), more, co-ordinator
  • Belgian Science Policy (BELSPO), more, partner

AMPERA aims at:

  • Setting priorities in trans-disciplinary accidental marine pollution research.
  • Improved linking of accidental marine contamination research with prevention and mitigation activities, to underpin and emphasise the role of sound knowledge in decision making .
  • Improving co-ordination of national/regional research programmes on accidental marine pollution.
  • Design strategies to overcome barriers that hinder trans-national co-operation aimed at opening up of national/regional programmes.
  • Launching long-term RTD strategies, by identifying synergies and complementarities that will act as nuclei for sustainable co-operations between partners and improve the use of R & D outputs .
  • Dissemination of knowledge at different levels, underscoring the science-public interface and the importance of adopting this approach for society generally.

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