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Innovative multi-use prototype combining offshore renewable energy and aquaculture in the Atlantic Basin

AquaWind is a research and innovative project, with the purpose of demonstrating a co-located and multi-use integrated solution. This would entail integrating an innovative approach to finfish aquaculture with an existing maritime renewable energy production Wind to Power prototype.

What we want to achieve

Joint activities for digitalisation

AquaWind will show how the joint activity may be digitalized to be remotely operated in the same marine space with different fish species and how one activity might effect the other.

Road map for MU initiatives

The project will offer a road map for addressing the legal and regulatory challenges necessary for the effective execution of MU initiatives, maximizing benefits, and easing communication with past and existing EU-funded projects.

Real data for coimbined activities

Real data will be provided by AquaWind to show the MU proposal’s economic, environmental, and social viability.

MU technology

Combining Wind to Power (W2Power) prototype with an innovative finfish aquaculture solution.

Meet our Project Partners

The consortium project is made up of 9 partners across different countries in the EU (France, Spain, and Portugal).

Joining Forces for a Greener Future

At AquaWind, we believe that collaboration is key to achieving a more sustainable future. Through this approach, AquaWind hopes to shift the focus away from exclusive resource rights towards the inclusive sharing of resources by one or more uses. This is a fundamental transition that can have far-reaching implications for the sustainability and competitiveness of the EU aquaculture and wind energy production industry.


One of the key goals of AquaWind is to achieve an inclusive process that unites the efforts of a multidisciplinary stakeholder consortium in the Atlantic basin, including R&D facilities, businesses, a regional authority, and a maritime cluster from three EU member states (Spain, France, and Portugal).

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3 days ago

🌊 Help boost gender equality in the EU's blue economy! 🌊Our sister project, Win-Big EU project , is working to expand knowledge on gender issues in the ocean economy and foster new ideas and solutions that strengthen women's skills and professional potential.By completing their survey, you will be supporting the EU's efforts to advance gender equality in blue economy industries and the actions, policies and practices that will be implemented in the coming years.Regardless of your gender, your participation is essential to increase knowledge and collect data on the roles and contributions of women in the different sectors of the Blue Economy.🔗https://winbigproj#aquawindr#blueeconomyn#maritimecultureM#winbigC#survey##maritimeinnovationi#WomenInBlueonAgencia Canaria de Investigación, Innovación y Sociedad de la Información Consulta EuropaCCluster Marítimo de CanariasiPlataforma Oceánica de CanariasiWAVEC Offshore Renewableshore Renewables ... See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

🌊💨 AquaWind shone at FIMAR 2024! Last June 7th, the Muelle Sanapú witnessed the impressive presence of AquaWind during the International Maritime Fair. With more than 15,000 visitors and a vibrant display of fifty companies and 80 stands, this thirteenth edition has been a real boost for the blue economy and the maritime culture of our city and island. Thank you all for being part of this unique experience!#fimar2024 #aquawind #blueeconomy #maritimeculture #grancanaria #maritimeinnovationAgencia Canaria de Investigación, Innovación y Sociedad de la InformaciónConsulta EuropaCluster Marítimo de CanariasPlataforma Oceánica de CanariasWAVEC Offshore Renewables ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

🌎Let's celebrate Environment Day! 💙 On this day, let's remember the importance of the Blue Economy, which drives responsible and sustainable use of our oceans, seas and coasts for balanced economic development and the health of the marine ecosystem. Every action counts: reduce the use of plastics, protect marine life and support sustainable practices. Together, we can ensure a prosperous and healthy future for our pl#EnvironmentDayr#blueeconomylueEconomy ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

🌊🌟 Exciting News! AquaWind will be present at the International Sea Fair (FIMAR) 2024, The premier event for the nautical and marine-maritime sector in the Canary Islands! Join us at the Muelle Sanapú, near the Poema del Mar aquarium and Pasarela Onda Atlántica. Don't miss out on technical programs, scientific dissemination, and more!📅 Save the Date: 7th - 10th June 2024📍 Location: Muelle Sanapú, Gran CanariaFor more info, click here: aquawind.eu/2024/05/28/aquawind-will-be-present-at-fimar-202#EMFAFE#sustainableenergyn#aquawindeui#renewableenergyn#aquaculturel#sustainabilityi#CineAcinAgencia Canaria de Investigación, Innovación y Sociedad de la InformaciónaConsulta EuropauCluster Marítimo de CanariasaPlataforma Oceánica de CanariasaWAVEC Offshore Renewablesables ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

🌊AquaWind at the XIX National Aquaculture Congress (XIX-CNA)! 🐟From 17 to 19 June 2024, at the Alfredo Kraus Auditorium in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, we will bring together the best professionals and experts in the aquaculture sector. ✨Organised by the Spanish Aquaculture Society (SEA) in collaboration with the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC) and its Aquaculture Research Group (GIA), this event promises to be a platform for innovation and knowledge.For more information: aquawind.eu/2024/05/24/aquawind-will-participate-in-the-xix-national-aquaculture-congress-xix-cna/ #EMFAF #sustainableenergy #aquawindeu #renewableenergy #aquaculture #sustainability #CineA ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

🌊 Good news from the marine energy front! 🐟Last Wednesday, our colleagues from @laplocan attended the ‘Participatory Workshop on Challenges for Offshore Wind Development in the Canary Islands in the Framework of Offshore Spatial Planning’, in the framework of the MSP-OR project. 💧We would like to extend our special thanks to Centro Tecnológico de Ciencias Marinas for mentioning the AquaWind project in their presentation ‘Synergies between MRI and other activities. The case of marine aquaculture’. It is an honour to see how our initiatives are being recognised and how we can collaborate for a more sustainable future!#EMFAF #SustainableEnergy #AquawindEU #RenewableEnergy #Aquaculture #Sustainability #cinea ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

🌊 Boosting safety for our AquaWind voyage! 💼Last week, our consortium partners immersed themselves in specific health and safety training, paving the way for smooth logistical and maintenance operations as we prepare to launch the AquaWind pilot this autumn. 💧For more information: aquawind.eu/2024/05/20/aquawind-consortium-partners-prepare-for-safe-and-healthy-operations-in-pi... #EMFAF #sustainableenergy #aquawindeu #renewableenergy #aquaculture #sustainability #CineA Agencia Canaria de Investigación, Innovación y Sociedad de la InformaciónConsulta EuropaCluster Marítimo de CanariasPlataforma Oceánica de Canarias WAVEC Offshore Renewables ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

🌊We are excited to be a driver of change towards a more sustainable marine economy in Europe, thanks to the financial support granted by the EU under #EMFAF 2020 -2021#10yearsemfaf #EMFAF #sustainableenergy #aquawindeu #renewableenergy #aquaculture #sustainability #CineA Agencia Canaria de Investigación, Innovación y Sociedad de la Información Consulta Europa Cluster Marítimo de Canarias Plataforma Oceánica de Canarias WAVEC Offshore Renewables ... See MoreSee Less
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