Improving the competitiveness and innovation capacity of maritime sector SMEs of the Atlantic Area

The Stamar project falls under priority 1 of the Atlantic Area Operational Programme, "Promote transnational, entrepreneurial and innovation networks" and more specifically under objective 1 of this priority, "Development of knowledge transfers between companies and research centers". Stamar was created in response to the need to outline a transfer system in the regions of the Atlantic Area which works effectively and efficiently and leads to satisfactory results taking into account the particularities of SMEs operating in local markets.

  • Pilot transfer experience in each of the participating regions
  • Promote the rapprochement of research centers
  • Design and develop a joint strategy to facilitate the access to market technologies and facilitate transfer processes
  • Be the reference area to carry out the demonstrative activities of useful technological solutions for this sector
  • Encourage and promote the transfer of those technological solutions that contribute to the conservation of biodiversity
  • Expand the portfolio of technological solutions for SMEs

Maritime Technology

Transnational Cooperation: Galicia, Portugal, France, United Kingdom and Ireland


Identify technology portfolios and develop technological solutions demonstrations


Create networks of entities that cooperate in goal achievement


Bring technology closer and promote technological transfer and rapprochement to centers

The project is structured in 3 sets of actions:

Monitoring and Best Available Technologies

Transnational Center

Transfer Processes