The official launch of the EU H2020 Eurofleets+ Project took place on board the RV Celtic Explorer on June 7th 2019 by Dr. Peter Heffernan, CEO of the Marine Institute. There were also presentations by Aodhán Fitzgerald, Eurofleets+ Co-Ordinator, Dr. Anneli Strobel, Alfred Wegener Institute, Eurofleets+ Evaluation Office and Andrea Caburlotto, Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale – OGS, Training and Education Work Package Leader.
The opening of the Ship time and marine Equipment Application, Co-PI programme and Remote Transnational Access programmes calls was announced along with the Blues Skills Workshops and Floating universities calls which will happen later in the Summer. The event was live steamed via the recently launched Eurofleets+ website, with the video of the event available on the Eurofleets+ YouTube Channel. https://youtu.be/oAyUXE3xYJI