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Programa Estatal de Fomento de la I+D+i Orientada a los Retos de la Sociedad / Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad / Acciones de Dinamización "Europa Redes y Gestores"
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La Plataforma Oceánica de Canarias como catalizadora de proyectos innovadores en el ámbito marino
The main objective of the CATAPULTA project is to unfold the potential of the Singular Scientific and Technological Infrastructure (ICTS) PLOCAN for returning and securing international funding that will drag and strengthen R&D&I in the marine and maritime sectors towards Spain. This development will be strategically targeted by:
The duration of the project is 3 years, starting 1st January 2015 and ending 31st December 2017. Throughout the life cycle of the project, in order to achieve the main objective of CATAPULTA, the following specific objectives are established:
The expected results of these actions are an increase, regarding PLOCAN’s participation in the FP7 programme, of, at least, 70% in the number of proposals submitted to the H2020 programme and other European programmes for both, projects aimed at developing the PLOCAN infrastucture and projects aimed at encouraging the participation in itnernational projects of PLOCAN’s users. This will lead to an an increase of, at least, 95%, in approved proposals.