Building a Coordination Hub to Support the Mission Implementation in the Atlantic and Arctic Basin (BlueMissionAA)

Start Date:

01 November 2022

End Date:

31 October 2025

Funding Body:

Horizon Europe


AIR Centre (Portugal)

Project Partners:

AIR Centre (Portugal); Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung (Germany); Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions of Europe (France); PLOCAN (Spain); Fraunhofer-(Germany); Fundo Regional da Ciência e Tecnologia (Portugal); IFREMER (France); Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera (Portugal); International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (Denmark); Marine Institute (Ireland); National Research Council – CNR (Italy); Norsk Institutt for Vannforskning – NIVA (Norway); Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação (Portugal); University of Southern Denmark (Denmark)

Principal Investigators:

Cathal O’Mahony and Jessica Giannoumis

Project Manager:

Jessica Giannoumis

Research Area:

Marine / Blue Economy




BlueMissionAA is the coordination hub that will support the implementation of the EU Mission Restore our Ocean and Waters by 2030 in the Atlantic and Arctic basins; it will focus on restoration of marine and coastal ecosystems and increased climate resilience. BlueMissionAA will consolidate and mobilise a wide community of relevant stakeholders and EU citizens towards the achievement of Mission objectives at basin level.

Work Packages

WP 1 – Mission Governance and Implementation in the Atlantic and Artic

WP 2 – Monitoring and Reporting

WP 3 – Innovation Support Systems

WP 4 – Transfer Support Systems

WP 5 – Citizen Engagement and Knowledge Transfer

WP 6 – Project Coordination


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