MARINA Lessons Learned include lessons learned directly from our local and international MML performed all around Europe as well as lessons we learned going through other Projects dealing with RRI and marine issues.
You can follow MARINA Lessons Learned using this online map, which will guide you through the European locations where the specific “lessons learned” originated.  Search on maps 

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.

Spillover Experiences include materials and comments from our Spillover events throughout Europe. (soon available)

Throughout the MARINA project:

  • We will identify events of interest, dealing with RRI and marine issues and we will join them, proposing our MARINA platform model in order to interact and exchange knowledge, practices and feedback starting from our work;
  • We will make available all the useful materials collected from our Spillover Experiences;
  • You will access material of interest entering the MARINA Knowledge Sharing Platform.


What is MARINA Lessons Learned and Spillover Experiences 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.