• Brussels,  COASTAL project,  H2020,  Research,  Review meeting

    Brussels and the 18 month review

    One of the research projects I have a work package leader role in is called COASTAL – and it is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. In this project, we take advantage of a unique multi-actor collaboration of coastal and rural business entrepreneurs, administrations, stakeholders, and natural and social science experts in our networks, and we developed a proposal where one of the aims was to formulate and evaluate business solutions and policy recommendations that had as its aim to improve coastal-rural synergies that could in turn foster rural and coastal development while still preserving the environment. My role in this project is to lead…

  • COASTAL project,  H2020,  Traveling

    A skip, a hop and a dash to Belgium and Greece for a week

    January was a crazy month with the Horizon2020 project COASTAL that I am project leader on for SINTEF Ocean, and that I lead a work package on. The project is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. It involves a unique multi-actor collaboration of coastal and rural business entrepreneurs, administrations, stakeholders, and natural and social science experts where the aim is to formulate and evaluate business solutions and policy recommendations that in time may improving the coastal-rural synergy and thereby foster rural and coastal development, while still preserving the environment.   My role in the project is to lead WP1 on the Multi Actor Analysis. The…