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For a complete list of previous and ongoing projects, please go here.

PERICLES - Preserving and Sustainably Governing Cultural Heritage and Landscapes in European Coastal and Maritime Regions

Duration: 2018- 2021

PERICLES is an EU-funded research and innovation project which promotes sustainable, participatory governance of cultural heritage in European coastal and maritime regions through a unique interdisciplinary and geographically wide-ranging approach. The overall aim of the project is to develop and demonstrate a comprehensive framework to understand, preserve and utilise maritime cultural heritage for societal good.

Project website:  https://www.pericles-heritage.eu/ 

Funded by: European Commission's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme (Grant Agreement No. 770504)

CBG contact: Alyne Delaney

OceanGov: Ocean Governance for Sustainability – Challenges, Options and the Role of Science

Duration: 2016 –2020

The Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT) (https://www.leibniz-zmt.de/en/) coordinates the European funded COST Action OceanGov (Ocean Governance for Sustainability – Challenges, Options and the Role of Science), chaired by Anna-Katharina Hornidge. During the 4-years term of the project, ZMT brings together scientists, policy-makers and civil society representatives from 29 COST Member States to create and coordinates a research network for inter- and transdisciplinary research on ocean governance in the EU.

Project website: https://www.oceangov.eu/   

Funded by: European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST): https://www.cost.eu/

CBG contact: Troels J. Hegland

Havforvaltning-DK (’MarineManagement-DK’)

DURATION: 2019 – 2020

Institutional analysis of the marine management system in Denmark - with a view to assessing the status, limitations and opportunities for a future, sustainable, integrated and democratic maritime management and planning system. Project implemented by Centre for Blue Governance (CBG) in cooperation with the Danish Centre for Environmental Assessment (DCEA) (https://www.en.dcea.dk/).

Funded by: Velux Foundations (https://veluxfoundations.dk/en)

CBG contact: Troels J. Hegland

For more information on the project go here.

Smag for Bæredygtig Fisk (’Taste for Sustainable Fish’)

Duration: 2018 –2021

The purpose of the project is to prepare future and current ‘food professionals’ (cooks, waiters etc.) to source, serve and inform about sustainable fish. The project develops methods and materials to ensure awareness among ‘food professionals’ of which fish to choose and knowledge of the consequences of the different fishing and / or aquaculture methods. The project is a combined research and development project coordinated by the Hotel and Restaurant School (Copenhagen).

Project website: Hotel and Restaurant School (project coordinator) site (in Danish): https://hrs.dk/about/soeb-projekter/

Funded by: Velux Foundations: https://veluxfoundations.dk/en

CBG contact: Troels J. Hegland

Marine Ecosystem Restoration in Changing European Seas (MERCES)

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Duration: 2016-2020

The MERCES project is focused on the restoration of degraded marine habitats. The project aims to assess the potential of different technologies and approaches, quantify the returns in terms of ecosystems services and their socio-economic impacts, and define the legal-policy and governance frameworks needed to optimize the effectiveness of different restoration approaches.

Project website: http://www.merces-project.eu/

Funded by: European Commission's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme (Grant Agreement No. 689518)

CBG contact: Jan van Tatenhove