HiSea – High Resolution Copernicus-Based Information Services at Sea for Ports and Aquaculture – is EU-funded project which comprised of seven partners from The Netherlands, Portugal, Germany, Spain, France, Greece and Israel.
The partners list includes:
Deltares (The Netherlands – coordinator)
HIDROMOD creates and provides practical solutions, based on numeric modelling. Many clients have benefitted from the company’s proven work in various areas of the hydrological cycle, covering different sectors. HIDROMOD provides skills and technical tools with the ability to reduce implementation and exploration costs.
The Valenciaport Foundation for Research, Promotion and Commercial Studies of the Valencian region (Valenciaport Foundation) is a non-profit private entity. It has been conceived to further expand the reach of the logistics-ports community by serving as a research, training and cooperation centre of excellence.
The Valenciaport Foundation manifests an initiative of the Port Authority of Valencia (PAV), in collaboration with various other associations, companies and institutions.
The Valenciaport Foundation is presently active in numerous cooperation and internationalisation projects in well over twenty countries.
Selonda Aquaculture (Greece)
Selonda, which was founded in 1981, is the world’s largest producer and supplier of Sea Bream and Sea Bass, the most popular Mediterranean fish in Europe and North America. Selonda, which currently employs 1,180 people, is listed on the Athens Stock Exchange since 1994, when it became the first aquaculture company to gain access to capital markets.
Ascora develops and sells software as an Independent Software Vendor with products that are used around the world. Ascora is one of the leading providers of software apps in Germany with more than 12 million users. Ascora has proven experience in creating consumer-driven software solutions with high user friendliness, low error rate and adaptive system requirements.
Agora Partners (Israel)
Agora Partners specializes in managing large, publicly funded projects. The company has proven expertise in accompanying projects through all stages from the initial idea stage, writing the proposal and setting up a consortium for the successful management of large-scale EU-funded projects.
Agora Partners has gained considerable experience in coordinating, supervising and managing R&D and other large-scale publicly funded projects for universities, research institutions, and public and private companies.
BMRS has established itself as a provider of marine research with global recognition for its work and has forged a reputation in project delivery.
BMRS is located on the shores of Bantry Bay an ideal location for marine research activities in the North Atlantic Area. Bantry Bay has a great maritime history, from Napoleonic naval invasions to harbouring the Royal Navy’s North Atlantic fleet, a deep-water port for Panamax oil tankers and sheltering respite for Europe’s fishing fleet in heavy weather. Aquaculture businesses, fishing operations and processing plants supported by ship building and harbour facilities located in a pristine vibrant ecosystem all combine to make this a superb location for marine research and development activities.