INNOVATION: VISION AND MISSION
EMSO ERIC contributes to the development of innovative products and services to foster the economic and social growth of the Blue Economy.
The study of the ocean requires a variety of observations and multidisciplinary approach, the main mission of EMSO ERIC is to provide added value to the data obtained, based on the development of knowledge and cutting-edge technologies, to a wide range of Industrial Stakeholders operating in different sectors such as: aquaculture; environmental monitoring; fisheries; transport; border control; customs and defence; energy; manufacturing; canning industry; analytics, telecommunications, maritime planning of the territory.
This includes both large and small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) that require high quality ocean data for their business and/or direct access to Marine Test Sites for validation and demonstration of new concepts and prototypes.
In order to support this Vision and Mission EMSO ERIC has established a General Strategy and a comprehensive Business Plan co-designed in close cooperation with relevant marine and maritime research centres in Europe and major industrial players. This base document describes a dedicated Innovation link strategy.