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BONUS for the Baltic Sea Science - Network of Funding Agencies

Objective

BONUS is an ERA-NET project which brings together the key research funding organisations in all EU Member States and Associate Candidate Countries around the Baltic Sea. BONUS operates in close connection with the scientific and management actors. The aim is to form a net-work and partnership of agencies which are funding research aiming at deepening the understanding of conditions for science-based management of environmental issues in the Baltic Sea. The aim is to gradually and systematically create conditions for a joint Baltic Sea research and researcher training programme. The 'status quo' in ongoing research, research funding, marine research programme management and infrastructures is examined and the necessary communication and networking tools are established. The needs and conditions of a joint research programme from scientific and administrative point of view are examined. The integration of the Associate Candidate Countries to the common funding scheme is considered in one of the proposed tasks. Finally, an Action Plan for creating joint research programmes, including all jointly agreed procedures of programme management and aspects of common use of marine research infrastructure is produced. An additional activity is the development of a common postgraduate training scheme. The consortium is composed of altogether 11 partners: 10 partners from 8 countries and one international organisation. In addition, BONUS links 7 funding organisations as associated members, which increases the number on involved organisations to 18 and countries to 9.

Call for proposal

ERA-NET/1/CA-SSA
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Funding Scheme

CA - Coordination action

Coordinator

BONUS - BALTIC ORGANISATIONS NETWORK FOR FUNDING SCIENCE EEIG
Address
Hämeentie 33
Helsinki
Finland

Participants (13)

ACADEMY OF FINLAND
Finland
Address
Vilhonvuorenkatu 6
Helsinki
DANISH AGENCY FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION
Denmark
Address
Bredgade 40
Copenhagen
ESTONIAN SCIENCE FOUNDATION
Estonia
Address
Kohtu 6
Tallinn
FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM JÜLICH GMBH
Germany
Address
Leo-brandt-strasse
Juelich
FOUNDATION FOR STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH
Sweden
Address
Gamla Brogatan 36-38
Stockholm
INSTITUTE OF OCEANOLOGY POLISH ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
Poland
Address
Powstancow Warszawy 55
Sopot
INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL FOR THE EXPLOIRATION OF THE SEA
Denmark
Address
H.c. Andersen Boulevard 44-46
Copenhagen
LATVIAN COUNCIL OF SCIENCE
Latvia
Address
Akademijas Laukums 1
Riga
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE OF THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA
Lithuania
Address
A. Volano2/7
Vilnius
MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND HIGHER EDUCATION
Poland
Address
Wspolna 1/3
Warsaw
RUSSIAN FOUNDATION FOR BASIC RESEARCH
Russia
Address
Leninsky Pr. 32 A
Moscow
SWEDISH ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Sweden
Address

Stockholm
THE SWEDISH RESEARCH COUNCIL FOR ENVIRONMENT, AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES AND SPATIAL PLANNING
Sweden
Address
Kungsbron 21
Stockholm