Project Description

Projects financed within the frame of the Transnational Cooperation Programme Madeira-Açores-Canarias (MAC) 2014-2020

2nd Call – Transnational Cooperation Programme Madeira-Açores-Canarias (MAC) 2014-2020

MACLAB-PV project – Improvement of R&D&i technologies and capacity building in the sectors of renewable energy and energy efficiency of the Canary Islands and Senegal (MAC2/1.1a/395)

  • General objective: encourage scientific excellence and applicability of scientific and technological activity in the renewable energy and energy efficiency sector, contributing to the sustainable development of the Canary Islands and Senegal.
  • Partners: Instituto Tecnológico y de Energías Renovables, S.A. (ITER), Agencia Insular de Energía de Tenerife, Fundación Canaria (AIET), Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches sur les Energies Renouvelables – UCAD (CERER), Agence pour l’Economie et le Maîtrise de l’Energie (AEME).
  • Budget: 639.688,36 €
  • ERDF Co-financing (85%): 543735,11 €
  • Priority axis of the PCT MAC 2014-2020: Axis 1: Strengthening research, technological development, and innovation.
  • For more information: MACLAB-PV.

VOLTURMAC project – Strengthening tourism volcano in the Macaronesia (MAC2/4.6c/298)

  • General objective: Contribute to the strengthening of the conservation, protection, promotion and development of the natural and cultural heritage associated with the volcanic phenomenon in the Macaronesia region through the promotion of tourism volcano.
  • Partners: Instituto Volcanológico de Canarias (INVOLCAN), Instituto Tecnológico y de Energías Renovables (ITER), Universidad de La Laguna (ULL), Cabildo de Tenerife (Consejería Insular del Área de Planificación del Territorio, Patrimonio Histórico y Turismo), Cabildo de El Hierro (Geoparque de El Hierro), Cámara do Comercio e Industria da Madeira, Associação Regional de Turismo, Turismo dos Açores, Universidade de Cabo Verde (UniCV), Cámara de Turismo de Cabo Verde and Laboratorio de Engenharia Civil de Cabo Verde.
  • Budget: 1.964.660,94 €
  • ERDF Co-financing (85%): 1.669.962,36 €
  • Priority axis of the PCT MAC 2014-2020: Axis 4 – Preserve and protect the environment and promote the efficiency of resources.
  • For more information: VOLTURMAC.

VOLRISKMAC II project – Strengthening of R&D capacities for the development of resilience to volcanic emergencies in the Macaronesia (MAC2/3.5b/328)

  • General objective: Strengthen R&D capacities for the development of resilience in the face of future volcanic emergencies in the Macaronesia.
  • Partners: Instituto Volcanológico de Canarias (INVOLCAN), Instituto Tecnológico y de Energías Renovables (ITER), Agencia Insular de la Energía de Tenerife (AIET), Centro de Informação e Vigilância Sismovulcânica dos Açores (CIVISA), Universidade dos Açores (UAc), Fundação Gaspar Frutuoso, Instituto das Florestas e Conservação da Natureza (IP-RAM), Universidade de Cabo Verde (UniCV) and Laboratorio de Engenharia Civil de Cabo Verde.
  • Budget: 1.609.702,51 €
  • ERDF Co-financing (85%): 1.36.8247,14 €
  • Priority axis of the PCT MAC 2014-2020: Axis 3 – Promote the adaptation to climate change and the prevention and risk management.
  • For more information: VOLRISKMAC II.

EELabs project – Laboratories to measure the energy efficiency of night artificial light in protected natural areas of Macaronesia (MAC2/4.6d/238)

  • General objective: Maximize the energy efficiency of new lighting technology – mainly LED – while minimizing its effect in the form of light pollution – glow from the sky – in natural ecosystems of Macaronesia
  • Partners: Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC), Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), Instituto Tecnológico y de Energías Renovables (ITER), Sociedade Portuguesa para o Estudo das Aves (SPEA-Madeira) and Sociedade Portuguesa para o Estudo das Aves (SPEA-Azores).
  • Budget: 1.241.586,40€ €
  • ERDF Co-financing (85%): 1.055.361,23 €
  • Priority axis of the PCT MAC 2014-2020: Axis 4 – Preserve and protect the environment and promote the efficiency of resources.
  • For more information: EELabs.

PLANCLIMAC project – Joint planning, monitoring and observation, knowledge improvement and awareness of risks and threats of climate change in the Macaronesia (MAC2/3.5b/244)

  • General objective: Take advantage of the scientific knowledge and technological capacity of the MAC Region to provide tools that facilitate the application of adaptation policies and the preparation for the natural risks inherent to Climate Change.
  • Partners: Viceconsejería de Medio Ambiente del Gobierno de Canarias (Beneficiario Principal), Dirección Regional de Ambiente de Azores, Secretaria Regional do Ambiente e Recursos Naturais de Madeira, Universidad de las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), Universidad de La Laguna (ULL), Instituto Tecnológico y de Energías Renovables (ITER), Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias (ITC) and Ministerio de Agricultura y Ambiente de la República de Cabo Verde.
  • Budget: 1.815.199,85 €
  • ERDF Co-financing (85%): 1.542.919,87 €
  • Priority axis of the PCT MAC 2014-2020: Axis 3 – Promote the adaptation to climate change and the prevention and risk management.
  • For more information: PLANCLIMAC.

1st Call – Transnational Cooperation Programme Madeira-Açores-Canarias (MAC) 2014-2020.

SOSTURMAC project – Sustainable revalorization of the natural and architectural heritage and development of low carbon tourism initiatives in the Canary Islands and Cape Verde (MAC/4.6c/115) 

  • General objective: Promote sustainable actions that put in value the natural and architectural heritage of the area of cooperation, promoting its conservation and providing added value to its offer of sustainable tourism and culture.
  • Partners: Instituto Tecnológico y de Energías Renovables, S.A. (ITER), Agencia Insular de Energía de Tenerife, Fundación Canaria (AIET), Fundación Centro Internacional para la Conservación del Patrimonio (CICOP) , Ministério do Ambiente, Habitação e Ordenamento do Território, Câmara Municipal de São Filipe. Ilha do Fogo, Universidade de Cabo Verde, Instituto Nacional de Investigação e Desenvolvimento Agrário , Parque Natural de Fogo.
  • Budget: 935.567,26 €
  • ERDF Co-financing (85%): 795.232,171€
  • Priority axis of the PCT MAC 2014-2020: Axis 4 – Preserve and protect the environment and promote the efficiency of resources.
  • For more information: SOSTURMAC project.

PLASMAC project – Cloud platform to improve the socio-health care attention of the Macaronesia region (MAC/5.11a/197).

  • General objective: Improve socio-medical care offered to the population of the Macaronesia through a set of technological tools clumped in a cloud platform that allows: the creation of a control panel where to share information and foster the participation and collaboration.
  • Partners: Cabildo Insular de Tenerife (líder), Instituto de Atención Socio-Sanitaria de Tenerife (IASS), Ayuntamiento de San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Instituto Tecnológico y de Energías Renovables and Universidad de Madeira.
  • Budget: 640.690,79 €.
  • ERDF Co-financing (85 %): 544.587,18 €.
  • Priority axis of the PCT MAC 2014-2020: Axis 5 -Improve the institutional capacity and the efficiency of the public administration.
  • For more information: PLASMAC project.

VOLRISKMAC project – Strengthening the capacities of r&d for monitoring volcanic activity in the Macaronesia (MAC/3.5b/124).

  • General objective: Strengthening capacities for monitoring volcanic activity, with the purpose of improving the early warning systems for volcanic eruptions and seismic volcanic crisis, as well as the management of volcanic crisis in the Macaronesia.
  • Partners: Instituto Volcanologico de Canarias (INVOLCAN), Instituto Tecnológico y de Energías Renovables (ITER), Agencia Insular de Energía de Tenerife (AIET), Centro de Vulcanologia e Avaliação de Riscos Geológicos da Universidade dos Açores (CVARG), CIVISA – Centro de Informação e Vigilância Sismovulcânica dos Açores, Insitituto das Florestas e Conservação da Natureza (IPRAM).
  • Budget: 1.590.032,51€
  • ERDF Co-financing (85 %): 1.351.527,63€.
  • Priority axis of the PCT MAC 2014-2020: Axis 3 – Promote the adaptation to climate change and the prevention and risk management.
  • For more information: VOLRISKMAC project.