MARINA RRI Roadmap Prototype

The MARINA RRI Roadmap provides guidance for involving societal actors in defining common goals and specific action plans for tackling marine societal issues and sustainable blue growth initiatives through Responsible Research and Innovation principles.

Blue Growth aims at sustainably harvesting the potential of marine resources for multiple uses and across the range of marine and maritime industries, while protecting biodiversity and enhancing climate resilience. Thus multidisciplinary cooperation in cross-sectorial forums, knowledge sharing and responsible research and innovation actions are necessary. It is the goal of the MARINA RRI Roadmap to facilitate this cooperation.

The RRI Roadmap builds on MARINA's lessons learned from its mobilisation and mutual learning workshops, from its policy workshops and from its spillover activities. Right now we have created the prototype of the MARINA RRI Roadmap. As we progress with the identification of lessons learned we will improve the prototype and present the almost final version at the MARINA RRI Conference in September 2018 in Tartu.

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 MARINA Lessons Learned and Best Practices

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What is their purpose?

To highlight positive and less positive actions so that we can learn and improve the conditions of our seas and oceans;

The project is aimed to help diverse stakeholders.

  • The Citizen will:
    • know how to provide ideas and opinions to scientists, companies and policy makers for helping our seas and oceans;
    • participate in testing new improvements;
    • observe changes in the sea and report them;
  • The Scientists and the Researchers will:
    • embed Responsible Research and Innovation in common research and innovation processes;
    • involve citizens in activities and tests;
    • enrich the community's work with other perspectives for a more holistic solution.
  • The Policy Makers and the Policy Implementers will:
    • better explain the purpose of current policies;
    • understand how current policies are not followed;
    • receive input in improving current policy practices for the good of society and the marine environment.
  • The Innovators will:
    • realize what society is looking for and get new ideas;
    • expand the scientific network and get access to ground research;
    • involve citizens in testing products and getting market acceptance and publicity.
  • Business men will:
    • understand societal and policy issues;
    • adjust business practices to improve environmental and marine status;
    • adopt an environmentally responsible approach to the organization.


Where do they come from?

Throughout the MARINA project:

  • We will examine EU-funded projects (FP6-FP7, H2020, Interreg and LIFE) to identify and extract their best practices and lessons learned.
  • We will collect lessons learned and experiences and we will identify best practices from the MARINA Mobilization and Mutual Learning workshops, from international policy workshops and from MARINA conferences.
  • You will enter your own input from your experience and we will embed it in the Best Practices and Lessons Learned Library.


Where to find them:

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