The CETIA Project is implemented in accordance to rules and regulations applying to the Kolarctic ENPI CBC Programme Application KO187.
Ongoing and planned offshore developments, has raised concerns regarding the sensitive coastal environments of the Barents region. There is a call for increased knowledge, education and training both to raise awareness and increase regional competence to manage commercial activities and manage the marine environment. In addition there is a need for increased innovation to monitor pollution and manage sensitive coastal environments. Finally, it is acknowledged that technological innovation in combating oil-spills has been low over the past decades. CETIA seeks to address these challenges.