Baltic Sea united

16.11.2005
A total of 882 projects on Baltic Sea environmental research were conducted in 2004, but a majority of those were nationally financed, shows a new report from the ERA-NET project BONUS.
- The BONUS ERA-NET project brings the key research funding agencies together, and fills in a gap, which so far has existed in the Baltic Sea protection puzzle. BONUS‘ aim is to gradually and systemically create conditions for a joint Baltic Sea research and researcher programme. We are eagerly preparing a joint Baltic Sea programme, and many of the administrative issues have already been solved. BONUS Publication Nr 3 provides valuable information for the planning of scientific themes and funding of the future joint Baltic Sea programme, says Kaisa Kononen, Coordinator of BONUS.

BONUS is an EU 6th Framework Programme ERA-NET project with a total funding of 3.03 million euros for years 2004-2007. The project brings together 12 key research funding organisations in Russia and the EU Member States around the Baltic Sea.

Go to the BONUS portal.
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