EASME/EMFF/2017/ – Sustainable Blue Economy

Co-funded by the EMFF programme of the European Union

8 partners from Greece, Italy, Turkey, Israel, Malta


Atlantis Consulting is a private firm (est. 1992), composed of 20 highly skilled employees (engineers, economists, IT and science & technology experts). The company has experience in the management and implementation of national/international projects in the fields of sustainable tourism valorisation of underwater archaeology, ICT research, innovation policy,innovative financing (e.g. Business Angels Networks), evaluation and impact assessments for public and private organisations.At the same time, Atlantis Consulting cooperates with 130 organizations all over Europe in contractual relationship.  (Learn more…)


3D Research is a Spin-Off company of the University of Calabria. It has a considerable experience in the field of CGI, Virtual and Augmented Reality applied to the Cultural Heritage. In particular, the company develops systems and technologies for 3D digitalization of Cultural Heritage both for terrestrial and underwater applications. The digital models, together with other cultural and creative contents (text, audios, videos), can be used to enhance the visitors’ experience both in-situ (i.e. helping a diver during the exploration of an underwater archaeological site or a tourist during the visit to a museum) and ex-situ, to promote CH destinations and revitalize tourism attractions. (Learn more…)


The Università Politecnica delle Marche (UnivPM), founded in 1969, is based in Ancona. It has 5 faculties (Agriculture, Economy, Engineering, Science and Medicine and Surgery) with about 17,000 students, 545 professors and researchers, and 565 members of technical and administrative staff. The academic programmes offer 39 degree courses, 9 first and second level post-graduate diplomas, 4 specialization courses, 33 specialization schools and 9 Ph.D. schools. (Learn more…)


The Central Institute for Archaeology (ICA) belongs to the General Directorate Archaeology Fine Arts and Landscape of the Italian Ministry of Culture. (Learn more…)


The Israel Antiquities Authority is in charge of the country’s antiquities and antiquity sites, their excavation, preservation, conservation, study and publication thereof, as well as the country’s antiquity treasures. The Antiquities Authority is appointed by the Law of Antiquities (1978) to issue excavation licenses to qualified, experienced archaeologists, working on behalf of a recognized academic archaeological institute that assumes scientific, administrative and financial responsibility for the excavation. Excavations in Israel are initiated for the purpose of research by both foreign and Israeli institutions, including the IAA. (Learn more…)


DAN Europe is an international non-profit medical and research organisation founded in 1983, dedicated to the health and safety of the global dive community.

Our mission is to help divers and their families by providing emergency medical assistance, promoting dive safety and conducting vital research. (Learn more…)


Boğaziçi Underwater Research Center (BURC) is founded in 1997. Beside the recreational and commercial diving training and services departments, BURC is involved in underwater technologies. Innovasub is the registred trademark of BURC.  Our mission in Innovasub is to develop, trade and distribute innovative underwater technologies that can serve the needs of commercial, recreational and sportive divers and dive organizations. Apart from distributing worldwide trusted products of partner brands; we produce a variety of products from software to hardware in order to match, guide and contribute to the formation of the needs of today’s divers.  (Learn more…)


The KORSEAI Institute of Historical and Archaeological Research was established in Fournoi, in order to support, implement and promote all archaeological research, educational and cultural heritage protection activity conducted in the area. (Learn more…)