Annual Report 2014
Country Reports


Ana Brito e Melo WavEC Offshore Renewables

WavEC Annual Seminar entitled “Fostering Transatlantic Growth of Marine Renewables” was organized in Lisbon on 9-10 October 2014 with the collaboration of the Embassy of the United States of America and the American Chamber of Commerce in Portugal, with invited speakers from USA. 

The Seminar was organized around four panel sessions, each focusing on a specific theme: Associated challenges to harnessing marine energy and solutions; Logistic requirements for marine energy development; Partnering with the private sector and co‐financing; United States – Portugal technical cooperation.

Following the Seminar, an International B2B networking event, promoted by the Enterprise Europe Network Portugal, through the Portuguese Innovation Agency (ADI) with the support of the Luso-American Foundation was held on October 10th, 2014. It brought together several companies, clusters, universities and R&D institutions and funding stakeholders, from Europe and the United States. In 2015, WavEC Annual Seminar will be co-organised by the French Embassy in Portugal.