Supporting Public and Private entities in business development through international visibility and EU funds.

Transform your strategic objectives into business value by exploiting EU and international funding opportunities

We are the perfect enabler to turn your strategic objectives into business value, supporting our customers with a 360° approach, using our in-depth knowledge of EU institutions, programmes and funding together with our specialized know-how regarding transport, mobility, environment and circular economy.

The European Affairs Consultancy Business Unit, which operates mainly through Magellan Circle, offers the following services.

EU projects

EU Funding Accelerator

Thanks to the in-depth knowledge of transport, environment and circular economy policies and players, together with a relevant track record in EU projects generation, negotiation and management, we support public authorities and private companies in achieving their strategic objectives using EU and national funding with a 360° approach: from scouting for suitable funding programmes to proposal preparation, negotiation and project management.

The in-depth knowledge and vast experience of Horizon Europe, CEF (Connecting Europe Facility), Innovation Fund, LIFE Programme and several other programmes, allow us to turn innovative and sustainable ideas into successful and impactful projects and business value.

Fast Track to Innovation Sevices

Thanks to our know-how, we can support all operators in ports, transport and logistics in their Energy Transition strategies, taking advantage of European and national funding.

Thanks to our Connecting EU communication tools we are able to engage the port, transport and logistics community through several specific targeted services: Weekly Bulletin, ConnectingEU Insights events, LinkedIN and Twitter dedicated accounts.

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EU communication strategies

Strategic Communication and Advocacy

We assume the role of communication and dissemination leaders for EU research, development and innovation projects and create communication strategies for independent clients in the field of transport, mobility, the environment and the circular economy.

We develop specific marketing and communication actions, as well as business events, to strengthen relations and increase visibility in Europe (Visual and Brand Identity, Web Design, Social Media Management, Events, PR/Press, Roadshows).

Qualified support

International Consultancy

We provide specific, qualified support for policy-making and strategic technical orientations for international consortia in the field of port, maritime transport and specific IT applications (in domains such as Port Community Systems, Maritime Single Windows, EU Regulation on the electronic transport document).

The Docks the Future Network of Excellence, born from the H2020 Project “Docks the Future”, supports ports in developing innovative projects to achieve their sustainable targets, based on the opportunities deriving from funding programmes such as those promoted by the Green Deal.

The main aims are:

  • To promote a leading and proactive role in the process of overcoming industry challenges, speeding up the distribution of practical innovative ideas and new technologies for the whole port industry
  • Enriching the dialogue with and among other organizations, such as the European Technology Platforms, international associations and maritime clusters.
Stay connected and look forward to developing your port, logistics and shipping business using EU funding opportunities

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