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

Partners

COASTAL is a unique collaboration of 29 partners from 8 EU Member States, representing coastal and rural business entrepreneurs, administrations, and scientific experts.

The project core consortium includes:

  • 11 research institutes and 3 universities active in the field of marine science and innovation, hydrology, rural development, agriculture and integrated systems modelling
  • 3 NGOs active in the field of regional development and economics, agriculture, tourism, and coastal development
  • 2 farming advisory organisations
  • 4 administrations involved in regional and rural development, port development, and environmental management
  • 2 SMEs with expertise in knowledge dissemination, blue growth, industrial and coastal development
  • 2 development agencies and 2 partners representing the business sector

The COASTAL consortium consists of a well-balanced team of experienced research, business, and administrative partners from different disciplines ranging from the marine and coastal environment (HCMR, SU, INCDM, SEI, LUKE, VLIZ), hydrology and hydrogeology (VITO, SU, IRSTEA, ICEADR, CSIC, CARM, FRAB, GLOB), agriculture and rural development (SU, IRSTEA, ICEADR, CSIC, VLM, POM, GAL DD, GAL DC, DOAM, CARM, FECOAM, CRANA, FRAB, blue growth (GRBR, POM, SEI, CVF, AGHO, VLIZ), transition science and business innovation (ICRE8, GRBR, CRAB, NIRAS), systems engineering and information technology (VITO, GEO, SEI), and social sciences and multi-actor approaches (VITO, SINTEF, GLOB, CSIC).

Read more about participants in the COASTAL Team:

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