MARKIS - Maritime Competence and Innovation Cooperation in the Skagerrak & Kattegat

The project contributes to fulfilling: Tying the region together

Sub programme: Kattegat/Skagerrak

Lead Partner: Västra Götalandsregionen

Norwegian Project owner: Høgskolen i Vestfold

Partners: Region Nordjylland, Aalborg Universitet, Frederikshavns kommune/Maritime Network Frederikshavn, Frederikshavns Erhvervsråd, Maritime Training and Education Center (MARTEC), Vestfold fylkeskommune, Telemark fylkeskommune, Aust-Agder fylkeskommune, Maritimt Forum Sørøst-Norge, Oslo Maritime Nettverk, Innovasjon Norge. Chalmers Tekniska Högskola, Svenskt Marintekniskt Forum, Uddevalla kommun/ Högskolecentrum Bohuslän.

Project Period: 1 May 2010 - 30 April 2013

Total Budget: 3 106 385 EUR

EU Grant: 953 860 EUR

Norwegian IR Grant: 471 303 EUR

Project Coordinator: Agneta Pettersson


Phone: +46 (0) 521 27 58 64, +46 (0) 708 45 62 51


The project Maritime Competence and Innovation Cooperation in the Skagerrak & Kattegat, MARKIS focused on development and innovation within maritime environmental technologies and safety and on how innovative solutions to maritime climate and environmental challenges can become new business opportunities and competence advantages in the global market.  

MARKIS was expected to result in a number of innovative projects, products and business ideas that contributed to viable and competitive maritime businesses in Skagerrak & Kattegat. These cooperations, networks, new methods and products contribute to more efficient transport systems with reduced harmful emissions. 

Project Coordinator

Agneta Pettersson

+46 (0) 521 27 58 64, +46 (0) 708 45 62 51