Co-creating evidence-based business roadmaps and policy solutions for enhancing coastal-rural collaboration and synergies

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Baltic Sea Science Congress in Stockholm, 19-23 August 2019
Baltic Sea Science Congress in Stockholm, 19-23 August 2019

Stockholm University (SU) will present the COASTAL project and relevant results on land-coast-sea synergies by two oral and two poster presentations at the Baltic Sea Science Congress (BSSC) Stockholm, Sweden.

BGSS 2019: Blue Growth Summer School, 9-20 September 2019, Ostend, Belgium
BGSS 2019: Blue Growth Summer School, 9-20 September 2019, Ostend, Belgium

COASTAL will be also discussed at the Blue Growth Summer School in September at Ghent University. BGSS 2019 combines science, business development and entre-preneurship through lectures and interactive sessions, topped off with excursions and socio-cultural activities. Subscription is open until 19 August 2019.

What are the current and upcoming activities in COASTAL?
What are the current and upcoming activities in COASTAL?

The COASTAL partners are currently completing their second round of workshops with selected stakeholders representing the land- and sea-based economic  operators, stakeholders and administrations.  

International Symposium on Sea Level Rise at GreenBridge
International Symposium on Sea Level Rise at GreenBridge

The International Symposium on Sea Level Rise in the Flemish-Dutch Delta was hosted by GreeenBridge on the 26 June 2019 where during the poster session the interested audience was informed oraly about the COASTAL project. 

COASTAL: Evidence-based co-creation towards land-sea synergy
COASTAL: Evidence-based co-creation towards land-sea synergy

Why do certain businesses fail and others not under similar circumstances?  Why do some management strategies work in the short term, but not in the long term?  Although the human brain can provide part of the answer, digging deeper into the “why?” of these questions becomes more difficult when multiple factors play a role.

INCDM disseminates COASTAL at 7th International workshop on “Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development
INCDM disseminates COASTAL at 7th International workshop on “Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development

The Coastal flyers were distributed by Dr. Mariana Golumbeanu at the 7th International workshop on “Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development” was held in the University of Alba Iulia between 20-21 June, 2019, Alba Iulia, Romania.

COASTAL Meeting with NIMRD, SINTEF and ICEADR
COASTAL Meeting with NIMRD, SINTEF and ICEADR

COASTAL Partners (NIMRD, SINTEF, ICEADR) worked together on causal loop diagrams (CLDs) resulted from stakeholders’ meetings in Romania.

SINTEF consults merging stakeholder mindmaps in MAL5
SINTEF consults merging stakeholder mindmaps in MAL5

June 11th-14th  2019, the SINTEF team colleagues (Sepideh Jafarzadeh, Andreas Misund and Magnus Myhre) went to Romania to collaborate with the Romanian partners in the development of Causal Look Diagrams (CLDs) based on the mindmaps created together with stakeholders in Romania in 2018.

COASTAL project presented during Ocean day in Lesvos, Greece
COASTAL project presented during Ocean day in Lesvos, Greece

To celebrate the Ocean Day on 8 June 2019, Icre8, in collaboration with the non-profit organization Healing Lesvos, organized an event in the island of Lesvos (Greece) with the local community & school.

INCDM disseminates COASTAL at 27th Symposium ‘Deltas and Wetlands’
INCDM disseminates COASTAL at 27th Symposium ‘Deltas and Wetlands’

The Coastal flyers were distributed by Dr. Mariana Golumbeanu at the 27th Symposium ‘Deltas and Wetlands’ 05 - 09 June 2019, Tulcea, Romania, which brought together over 170 participants from Romania and 16 countries, researchers, academics, representatives of authorities, NGOs and SMEs. 

COASTAL at LuWQ2019
COASTAL at LuWQ2019

COASTAL was presented by IRSTEA at the International Interdisciplinary Conference on Land Use and Water Quality (LuWQ2019) held in Aarhus Denmark on 3-6 June 2019.

MAL1: Belgian Coastal Zone Case study
MAL1: Belgian Coastal Zone Case study

On May 23, 2019 the local partners and selected stakeholders for Belgian Multi-Actor Lab met again at the premises of the Flemish Land Agency in Bruges.