Business management consultants

Publications


Market Study on Ocean Energy
The scope of this study is to estimate the financial needs, identify and analyse financing gaps and solutions. The study also develops three scenarios and proposes options for the design of an investment support fund and an insurance and guarantee fund.
Final Report and Executive Summary


Realising the potential of the Outermost Regions for sustainable blue growth
The study aims at contributing to the implementation of the Integrated Maritime Policy in the nine Outermost Regions of the EU. Its main purpose is to identify opportunities and provide recommendations for the sustainable growth in the blue economy (Blue Growth).
Final Report and Executive Summary


Study supporting the development of the Virtual Knowledge Center (VKC) in the Mediterranean sea-basin
The purpose of the study was to expand the scope/content and functions of the Virtual Knowledge Centre (VKC), by carrying out a broad stakeholder consultation, addressing governance issues and finalizing its handover to a suitable hosting body.
Executive summary
Final Report


Study on the establishment of a framework for processing and analysing maritime economic data
The study aims to establish a system for the collection and processing of data on the EU maritime economy and make available a consistent set of data to help the Commission to set priorities, define and inform policy and track performance across industries.
Final Report and Executive Summary


Study on differentiated port infrastructure charges to promote environmentally friendly maritime transport activities and sustainable transportation
The study is aimed at assessing the existing schemes which differentiate port infrastructure charges according to environmental or sustainability criteria. The study prepared also a guide to implement efficient and cost-effective environmental charging.
Executive Summary
Final Report


EMODnet Human Activities
The project consists in the development of a web portal with geographic data to map the intensity and spatial location of human activities at sea. It constitutes one of the seven portals of the European Marine Observation and Data Network.
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EMODnet Ingestion and safe-keeping of marine data
The project facilitates and streamlines the process whereby marine data from whatever source is delivered on a voluntary basis for safekeeping to data repositories from where it can be freely disseminated.
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European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture Products (EUMOFA)
The objective of the contract is to ensure business continuity to EUMOFA services and to implement, run and maintain a fully-fledged market intelligence service for achieving the objectives set in the new Common Market Organisation in this field.
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Support to development of sea-basin cooperation – Black Sea – Identification of Elements for Sea Basin Cooperation
The study is aimed at supporting the identification of the main maritime actors and issues to create added value and formulate suggestions to foster cooperation and promote Blue Growth in the Black Sea.
Final Report


Support to development of sea-basin cooperation – Mediterranean Sea – Identification of Elements and geographical scope of maritime Cooperation
The study supports the identification of the main cooperation priorities and horizontal actions in the Mediterranean Sea as well as the feasibility and geographical coverage of sub-sea basin cooperation levels.
Executive Summary
Final Report


Analysis to support the elaboration of the Adriatic Ionian maritime Action Plan
The elaboration of the Action Plan is supported by assessing the potential for policy and project-based cooperation, identifying gaps and defining key investments and research priorities to be included in the Strategy.
Executive Summary
Final Report


Analysis of Blue Growth needs and potential per country
The study identifies and analyses growth drivers and barriers of Mediterranean and Black Sea countries, providing recommendations and policy directions aimed at fulfil the potential of the blue economy of each country.
Executive Summary
Final Report


Study on Blue Growth, Maritime Policy and the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region
The study analyses common challenges and opportunities, formulating suggestions and recommendations to support Blue Growth within each Baltic member state, across the sea-basin and within the context of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR).
Executive Summary
Final Report


Study on Arctic Lay and Traditional Knowledge
The study identifies and maps all existing community-based monitoring and observing programmes in the EU Arctic. The purpose is to formulate policy recommendations on the use of the traditional knowledge for supporting EU policy-making and research.
Executive summary
Final Report


Feasibility study on the implementation of a market observatory and a security fund in the fruit and vegetables sector
The study provides an innovative system for the implementation of a market monitoring system and a selection of two new tools (conditional line of credit and “put-voucher”) for the creation and use of a security fund by European Fruits producers and associations.
Final Report