Other European Projects on MRE



  • ​Increase the economic viability of the sector
  • Stimulate the growth and development of the offshore wind-energy industry through environmental and maritime skills training.


  • Developing common standards in offshore wind-energy skills and training through a cross-Channel survey of the strengths and weaknesses of current practice in the industry.
  • Working with existing stakeholders (industries, governmental departments / regional authorities and workforce representatives) to develop and implement a strategy for jobs and skills development
  • Providing businesses with information and advice on how to diversify their contribution to the offshore-wind industry


  • Launching a new, internationally recognised training certificate for those who wish to work in renewable marine energy industries
  • Adapting the region’s existing services to the needs of the offshore wind-energy industry
  • ​​Boosting local economies in the areas touched by the project.

Lead Partner:

Southampton City Council






CAMIS (Channel Arc Manche Integrated Strategy) is a Franco-British cooperation project, partly funded by the Interreg IVA France (Channel) – England programme. 

Over a period of four years (October 2009 – December 2013), CAMIS brought together 19 French and British partner organisations, while involving hundreds of stakeholders in the Channel area in its work. Its aim was The aim was to develop an integrated maritime strategy for the Channel area as well as a range of tools to promote Franco-British cooperation in governance, the maritime economy, transport, maritime safety and knowledge of the Channel area.

By contributing to the development of the territorial co-operation and governance in the Channel area, the CAMIS project has implemented the major objectives pursued by the Arc Manche.
It followed on from the EMDI (Espace Manche Development Initiative) project, which, between 2004 and 2008, enabled the Channel area to be acknowledged as a relevant area for co-operation at European level and showcased the possibility for the Channel area to be positioned as a maritime basin for experimenting the Integrated Maritime Policy promoted by the European Commission.

Lead Partner:

Région Haute Normandie