• AIR Centre Networking Fridays

    Online meetings every Friday, 1-2pm. Register here. Let’s inspire each other and thrive through all this together.

  • The Atlantic International Research Centre

    AIR Centre is an international collaborative framework to address Global challenges and local priorities in the Atlantic Ocean

  • Promoting wealthy and sustainable Atlantic regions

    The AIR Centre is driven to address the complex societal issues affecting the marine and costal realms through transnational cooperation.

  • Paving the way for a sustainable and competitive Ocean Economy

    We seek to advance knowledge on space, climate, ocean, and energy in the Atlantic, supported by emerging technological innovations and advances in data science.

  • Harnessing resilient communities in the Atlantic ocean in a Changing Climate

    The AIR Centre is aligned with the latest recommendations from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

  • Orchestrating an internationally distributed collaborative network

    Our focus is to design the network structure, position and membership, and to manage network activities leading to knowledge mobility, innovation and structural stability.

  • Understanding Space, Climate, Ocean, Energy and Data interactions

    Our focus is to create robust and resilient innovation networks to foster job creation and knowledge-driven sustainable economic growth in the Atlantic regions

The AIR Centre

Atlantic International Research Centre

is the orchestrator of an internationally distributed, multi-stakeholder network, engaging researchers, governments, and communities towards the development and well-being in the Atlantic marine and coastal areas.

AIR Centre implements policy initiatives through a mission-oriented approach addressing policy guidelines formulated by Atlantic Interactions. These five main thematic missions provide a clear orientation to foster knowledge-driven economic development in the Atlantic region.

MISSIONS

CLEAN AND PRODUCTIVE BAYS AND ESTUARIES

Promote the sustainable development, health and productivity of major bay and estuarine areas.

RESILIENCE TO COASTAL NATURAL HAZARDS

Prevent, reduce and tackle coastal hazard exposure and vulnerability to natural and human-driven disasters.

SUSTAINABLE FOOD PRODUCTION

New food value chains driven by sustainable fisheries and off-shore aquaculture, reduce environmental risks, and improve food insecurity.

IMPROVED RESOURCE MANAGEMENT OF OCEANS, COASTS AND MARINE SYSTEMS

Promote the sustainable development and governance of ocean and coastal ecosystems and raise awareness on the economic value of these ecosystems.

IMPROVED ENVIRONMENTAL AND MARITIME SECURITY

Create impactful, affordable and collaborative data collection and information systems.

Atlantic Interactions is an intergovernmental initiative to unleash the potential of the Atlantic Ocean for society. It fosters knowledge-driven solutions addressing national priorities and global challenges that require interdisciplinary research and innovation of complex Earth systems through international cooperation. This intergovernmental initiative is being implemented through the Atlantic International Research Centre (AIR Centre).

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TERINOV – Parque de Ciência e Tecnologia da Ilha Terceira
Canada de Belém sn, Terra Chã
9700-702 Angra do Heroísmo

Lisbon Office

Palácio das Laranjeiras, Estrada das Laranjeiras 205
1649-018 Lisboa, Portugal

EO Lab

TERINOV – Parque de Ciência e Tecnologia da Ilha Terceira
Canada de Belém sn, Terra Chã
9700-702 Angra do Heroísmo