CTN - Marine Tecnology Centre

Spain: Murcia
Covadonga Rayon
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Overview

About us

CTN is a non profit private association of companies that aims to improve the competitiveness of the overall marine and maritime sector through the development of new technological solutions and technology transfer. The main activities of our companies are shipbuilding and shiprepair both defence and civil, maritime transport, aquaculture and marine and coastal tourism. Most of these companies are SMEs of the industrial sector. CTN is a cofounder member of the Spanish Maritime Cluster which is made up of more than 100 entities.

CTN encourages the integration of all the actors of the sector with the aim to improve the cooperation and collaboration among them, the search of new business opportunities, the preparation of new innovative solutions and the development of R&D projects. CTN has a wide experience in the development of R&D projects related to the improvement of product and processes at local, national and European levels.

Established - 03 November 2003
Staff in the management team - 21-30

Cluster composition

  • 15
    Cluster Members
  • 8
    SME's
  • 0
    Number of start-ups among SME's
  • 0
    Large Companies
  • 1
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 0
    Number of civil society members
  • 4
    Other Ecosystem Actors

Since the creation of our European projects office, OPEUMAR, we have had 4 project proposal approved from different calls and programmes: Horizon 2020, Interreg MED programe, DG Environment and DG Mare.

Legal form of the cluster organisation
Non-Profit
Languages spoken
English Spanish

Management team

Covadonga Rayon
Internationalisation Responsible

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral industries
Sectoral Industries (NACE 4 digit)
Cross-sectoral industries
Blue Growth Industries
Industrial Alliances and Ecosystems
Technology fields
S3 EU priority areas

Services

Support services provided

Other (please specify)

Further information

Since the creation of our European projects office, OPEUMAR, we have successfully participated in several European projects with fellow partners all over Europe. These projects are co-funded by the European Social Fund and the programmes we’ve participated include Horizon 2020, Life, CBC MED and Interreg (Sudoe, MED and Europe). The results of these partnerships proved to be successful and contributed to the boost of this centre’s recognition in both Spain and Europe.

Support programmes

EU Programmes

European Programmes
FP7 H2020 Other

Name & description

  • Horizon 2020
  • DG Mare calls for proposals
  • DG Environment calls for proposals
  • FP7
  • FP5

Project name

  • MFSD Second Cycle, DG Environment. QUIETMED - Joint programme on noise (D11) for the implementation of the Second Cycle of the MSFD in the MEDITERRANEAN SEA.

  • H2020-BG-2016-2017. LINCOLN - Lean Innovative Connected Vessels.

  • Interreg 2015. PELAGOS - Promoting innovative nEtworks and cLusters for mArine renewable energy synerGies in mediterranean cOasts and iSlands.

  • Guardians of the SEA, DG-MARE - MEDGUARD: 

  • FP7-Environment. NEXOS - Next Generation Web-Enabled Sensors for the Monitoring of a Changing Ocean.

  • FP7. SELFDOTT - From capture based to self-sustained aquaculture and domestication of bluefin tuna, Thunnusthynnus.

  • FP5. EFTCOR - EnvironmentalFriendly and Cost-effectiveTechnologyforCoating.

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

Canada
China
United States

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

France
Germany
Italy
Portugal

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International support activites

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