H2020 - Phase 2PRESENTATION OF THE EUROPEAN PROJECT
“OC-TECH: INNOVATIVE VESSEL FOR CLEANING-UP ACTIVITIES IN MARINE AND FLUVIAL ENVIRONMENTS”
The OCEAN CLEANER TECHNOLOGY & TINCASUR consortium is now working on the OC-Tech H-2020 Phase 2 Project: a multi-task catamaran that cleans the ocean of pollutants and waste and also performs numerous port activities.
The OC-TECH project has been funded TWICE by the European Union through the HORIZON H-2020 Phase 1 & Phase 2 programme, being described as excellent, profitable, disruptive and innovative:
Phase 1: (2016) / Score =13.74 / Investment approved = € 50,000.00
Phase 2: (2018 – 2020) / Score = 13.99 / Investment approved = € 2,405,116.25
- OC-Tech is part of Horizon 2020, the largest research and innovation program of the European Union, with 80 billion euros in funds available over 7 years (2014-2020)
- The European Community finances a select number of projects based on scientific excellence, industrial leadership and the benefits they bring to society and the world environment
- OC-Tech has passed the demanding tests of the European Commission with excellent scores in all categories
The design of the OC-Tech vessel and cleaning system located under the deck are protected by international patents.