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Scientific Knowledge for Environmental Protection - Network of Funding Agencies

Objective

Developing effective policies and regulation to protect the environment is a fundamental responsibility of all European states. Historically, countries have developed the science necessary to develop and implement environmental protection policy in isolation. This allows great potential for duplication. The SKEP ERA-NET will bring together the key funders of the national research programmes to generate this knowledge. By taking a forward-looking, strategic overview of the research needs of policy and regulation for environmental protection, SKEP will enable effective deployment of research resources across Europe to develop innovative research and meet the EU?s environmental challenges. The creation of a lasting structure for research co-ordination and co-operation between the 14 SKEP partners will provide for effective alignment of national programmes. Sharing good practice and innovation for research management and dissemination will enhance the value of research in meeting the needs of policy makers and those who implement regulation. This will be achieved through an evolving programme of work over 4 years to enable the systematic exchange of information on research programmes and priorities; the development and sharing of good practice in the management and dissemination of research; the identification and analysis of common strategic issues; and the consequent development and implementation of joint innovative research activities; SKEP success measures: *Joint calls for research to support innovation in 2 areas crucial to environmental protection policy-making * Delivery of common understanding of the current and future research priorities necessary to deliver effective environmental protection °More efficient use of research funding in this area - better value for money and greater potential for innovation *Improved management and dissemination of research *Improved environmental protection capability in Europe

Call for proposal

ERA-NET/1/CA-SSA
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Coordinator

ENVIRONMENT AGENCY
Address
Block 1, Government Buildings, Burghill Road, Westbury-on-trym
Bristol
United Kingdom

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Participants (17)

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Ireland
Address
Johnstown Castle Estate
Wexford

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VLAAMSE OVERHEID - DEPARTEMENT LEEFMILIEU, NATUUR EN ENERGIE
Belgium
Address
K. Albert-ii Laan 20 Bus 8
Brussels

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MINISTERIE VAN VOLKSHUISVESTING, RUIMTELIJKE ORDENING EN MILIEUBEHEER
Netherlands
Address
Rijnstraat 8
The Hague

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MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND HIGHER EDUCATION
Poland
Address
Wspolna 1/3
Warsaw

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INSTYTUT OCHRONY SRODOWISKA
Poland
Address
Krucza 5/11d
Warszawa

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SERVICE PUBLIQUE FEDERALE DE PROGRAMMATION POLITIQUE SCIENTIFIQUE
Belgium
Address
Rue De La Science 8
Brussels

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UMWELTBUNDESAMT
Germany
Address
Wörlitzer Platz 1
06844 Dessau- Rosslau

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AUTORITATEA NATIONALA PENTRU CERCETARE STIINTIFICA
Romania
Address
21-25, Mendeleev Str.
Bucuresti

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AGENCE DE L'ENVIRONNEMENT ET DE LA MAÎTRISE DE L'ENERGIE
France
Address
2 Square La Fayette
Angers

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BUNDESMINISTERIUM FÜR LAND- UND FORSTWIRTSCHAFT, UMWELT UND WASSERWIRTSCHAFT
Austria
Address
Stubenring 1
Vienna

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MINISTERO DELL'AMBIENTE E DELLA TUTELA DEL TERRITORIO E DEL MARE
Italy
Address
Via Cristoforo Colombo N. 44
Roma

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MINISTÈRE DE L'ECOLOGIE, DE L'ENERGIE, DU DÉVELOPPEMENT DURABLE ET DE L'AMÉNAGEMENT DU TERRITOIRE
France
Address
20 Avenue De Ségur
Paris 07 Sp

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NARODOWE CENTRUM BADAN I ROZWOJU
Poland
Address
Ks. I. J. Skorupki 4
Warsaw

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NATURVÅRDSVERKET
Sweden
Address
Valhallavägen 195
Stockholm

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NORGES FORSKNINGSRÅD
Norway
Address
Stensbergt.26
Oslo

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SUOMEN YMPÄRISTÖKESKUS
Finland
Address
Mechelininkatu 34a
140 Helsinki

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YMPÄRISTÖMINISTERIÖ
Finland
Address
Kasarmikatu 25
Helsinki

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