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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