OUR PROJECTS
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ERC Starting Grant 2015
Funding Agency: European Research Council
Period: 5 years (2016-2021)
Research Team: Elena Ojea (PI), Alba Aguión (PhD student), Iratxe Rubio (PhD student), Diego Salgueiro (PhD student), Xochitl E. Ilosvay (PhD student), Alex Tidd and Smit V. Caballero (postdoc researchers), Raquel Ruiz Diaz (research assistant).

IHH

FAO - Illuminating Hidden Harvest Spain
Funding Agency: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Period: January- June 2019 (6 months)
Principal investigators: Elena Ojea (UVigo), Gonzalo Macho
Research Team: researchers of University of Vigo, University of Santiago de Compostela, University of Oviedo and University of Alicante, WWF-Spain, Soldecocos (Sociedad para el Desarrollo de las Comunidades Costeras) and GEN-GOB Eivissa.

MPA-engage

Interreg-Mediterranean
Funding Agency: Interreg Med program
Period: November 2019- June 2022 (32 meses)
Principal Investigator: Joaquim Garrabou (CSIC-Instituto de Ciencias del Mar)
Research Team: 15 partners, from 8 countries: 6 UE-Med (Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Croatia, Malta) together with Albania e Belgium

FutureMARES

Horizon 2020
Funding Agency: EU Research and Innovation Programme Horizon 2020
Period: September 2020- August 2024 (48 months)
Lead Partner: Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ)
Research Team: 32 partners, from 17 countries: Europe, South America and Western Asia.

Ecomar

CYTED THEMATIC NETWORK
Funding Agency: CYTED - Programa Iberoamericano de Ciencia y Tecnología para el Desarrollo
Period: 3 years (2017-2020)
PI: Sebastián Villasante (USC)
Research Team: researchers from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain, Mexico, Portugal, Peru and Venezuela.

Percebes

BiodivERsA thematic network
Funding Agency: BiodivERsA – the network programming and funding research on biodiversity and ecosystem services across European countries and territories
Period: 3 years (2017-2020)
PI: José Luis Acuña (Universidad de Oviedo)
Research Team: researchers from Spain, Portugal, and France.

SOST-Erizo

REDEMAR
Funding Agency: Xunta de Galicia
Period: August 2023- October 2023 (2.5 months)
Coordination Team: University of Vigo and Xunta de Galicia
Research Team: FOL-CIM, MareiraBizi, Centro de Investigaciones Marinas-DX Consellería do Mar (CIMA), Confrarías de Baiona and Lira, Federación galega de confrarías de pescadores.

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