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Marine Leisure Body Makes New Contacts at UCC's Atlantic Forum

5th March 2013
Marine Leisure Body Makes New Contacts at UCC's Atlantic Forum

#marinescience – The Irish Marine Federation (IMF) is representing Ireland's marine leisure industry at the Atlantic Forum held at University College Cork (UCC).
Today's agenda is very much about the action plan and its implementation for marine research.
Future funding is also on the agenda and there will be presentations on Horizon the 2020 EU Programme for research and innovation, Cohesion Funds and also ERDF funding for the period 2014 to 2020,
The networking opportunity that the forum presents assists organisations to develop new initiatives.
Contacts have been made for a potential new programme to fund the IMF's marine leisure developments for the next 18 months.
The IMF will also participate next week in a new transnational programme on Transnational planning in the European Atlantic run by the university of Liverpool and the CRMC at UCC.

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