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Establishing a European Knowledge and Learning Mechanism to Improve the Policy-Science-Society Interface on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Objective

The aim of EKLIPSE is to establish an innovative, light, self-sustainable EU support mechanism for evidence-based policy on biodiversity and ecosystems services open to all relevant knowledge holders and users, and to hand over this mechanism to the wider knowledge community by the end of the project. The mechanism will build on existing science-policy-society interfaces and be further refined via iterative evaluation and learning throughout the project. The mechanism will provide trustworthy evidence for policy and society upon request and will make the knowledge community more able to provide synthesized and timely evidence by providing a platform for mutual learning and engagement. All relevant knowledge holders and users will be actively encouraged and supported by the project team through their individual strengths and interests, thus ensuring targeted contributions. Many institutions have already expressed their interest in the “Network of Networks” of potential contributors to the EU mechanism’s activities. EKLIPSE will directly support the further development of this network and ensure the involvement of relevant stakeholders in the following key areas: (a) jointly developing and setting up a business plan for the mechanism after the end of the project (WP1), (b) conducting joint evidence assessments using established and innovative methods to support policy and societal needs (WP3), (c) jointly identifying research needs and emerging issues (WP4), actively building the Network of Networks and (d) encouraging societal engagement (WP6). This will be supported by an interim governance structure, a strong communication component, including a Science-Policy-Society Forum, and an independent formative evaluation to ensure learning (WP2).

Call for proposal

H2020-SC5-2014-2015

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Sub call

H2020-SC5-2015-one-stage

Coordinator

HELMHOLTZ-ZENTRUM FUR UMWELTFORSCHUNG GMBH - UFZ
Net EU contribution
€ 905 922,15
Address
Permoserstrasse 15
04318 Leipzig
Germany

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Region
Sachsen Leipzig Leipzig
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (11)

UNITED KINGDOM RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

Participation ended

United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Polaris House North Star Avenue
SN2 1FL Swindon

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Region
South West (England) Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area Swindon
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
SUOMEN YMPARISTOKESKUS
Finland
Net EU contribution
€ 274 933,75
Address
Latokartanonkaari 11
00790 Helsinki

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Region
Manner-Suomi Helsinki-Uusimaa Helsinki-Uusimaa
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
INSTITUT ROYAL DES SCIENCES NATURELLES DE BELGIQUE

Participation ended

Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 374 875,00
Address
Rue Vautier 29
1000 Bruxelles

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Region
Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/ Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale/Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ISOE GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 151 685,00
Address
Hamburger Allee 45
60486 Frankfurt Am Main

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Darmstadt Frankfurt am Main, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
FONDATION FRANCAISE POUR LA RECHERCHE SUR LA BIODIVERSITE
France
Net EU contribution
€ 192 362,50
Address
Rue Saint Jacques 195
75005 Paris

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ESSRG NONPROFIT KFT
Hungary
Net EU contribution
€ 94 750,00
Address
Ferenciek Tere 2 1 Em
1053 Budapest

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Közép-Magyarország Budapest Budapest
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
FUNDATIA PENTRU TEHNOLOGIA INFORMATIEI APLICATE IN MEDIU,AGRICULTURA SI SCHIMBARI GLOBALE
Romania
Net EU contribution
€ 166 375,00
Address
Sfintii Voievozi 6
010966 Bucharest

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Region
Macroregiunea Trei Bucureşti-Ilfov Bucureşti
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSIDADE DO PORTO
Portugal
Net EU contribution
€ 257 250,00
Address
Praca Gomes Teixeira
4099-002 Porto

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Region
Continente Norte Área Metropolitana do Porto
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
THE CHANCELLOR MASTERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 871,24
Address
Trinity Lane The Old Schools
CB2 1TN Cambridge

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Region
East of England East Anglia Cambridgeshire CC
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 143 000,00
Address
Earlham Road
NR4 7TJ Norwich

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Region
East of England East Anglia Norwich and East Norfolk
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UK CENTRE FOR ECOLOGY & HYDROLOGY

Participation ended

United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 555 246,35
Address
Maclean Building Benson Lane Crowmarsh Gifford
OX10 8BB Oxford

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Region
South East (England) Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Oxfordshire
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 1,50