Kick-off meeting of the “Preparatory Phase for the Pan-European Research Infrastructure DANUBIUS-RI” project

On 12 and 13 December 2016, the Romanian Academy of Science hosted the kick-off meeting of the Horizon 2020- INFRADEV -2016-2 (CSA) “Preparatory Phase for the Pan-European Research Infrastructure DANUBIUS-RI” project.
The meeting was open by Dr. Adrian Stanica, project coordinator, senior researcher at the National Institute for Research and Development of Marine Geology and Geoecology – GeoEcoMar, Prof. Robert Dima, President of the Romanian Authority for Scientific Research and Innovation, Dr. Octavian Serban, Senior Adviser, Romanian Ministry of European Funds and Dr. Manuela Sidoroff from the National Institute for Research and Development for Biological Sciences, coordinator of the project for the structural funds of the DANUBIUS-RI HUB infrastructure in Murighiol.


The partners of the project were representatives from:

Austria (WassweCluster Lunz-Biologische Station GmmbH), Bulgaria (Academy of Science), France (University of Lorraine), Germany (Bundesanstalt fuer Gewaesserkunde and Helmholtz-Zentrum Geeesthacht Zentrum Fur Material-Und Kustenforschung GmbH), Greece (Helenic Centre for Marine Research), Hungary (Szechenyi Istvan University), Ireland (CORK), Italy (Consiglio Nationale Delle Richerche, Corila – Consorrzio Per il Coordinamento Delle Richerche Inerenti Al Sistema Lagunare Di Venezia), Moldavia (Institutul de Chimie Academica a Moldovei), Holland (Stiching Deltares, Stichting Ihe Delft), Spain (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Autoridad Portuaria de Sevilla), Romania (Institutul National de Cercetare-Dezvoltare pentru Geologie si Geoecologie Marinageoecomar, Institutul National de Cercertare Dezvoltare pentru Stiinte Biologice, Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI), Romanian Education Network (RoEdu), United Kingdom (The University of Stirling, The University of Birmingham, Natural Environment Research Council, Plymouth Marine Laboratory), Ukraine (Odessa State Environmental University), EL (Democritus University of Thrace), and representatives of two other research infrastructures ICOS Eric and EMSO Eric.