EU projects

Ongoing projects

Horizon Europe

  • Governance innovations for a transition to sustainable and equitable water use in Europe GOVAQUA, Suvi Sojamo, 2023-2027
  • Accelerating algae product developments in Baltic and North Sea (AlgaePro BANOS), Kristian Spilling, 2023-2027
  • Infrastructure for Marine and Inland Water Research (AquaINFRA), Sampsa Koponen, 2023-2026
  • Information-based Strategies for LAND Remediation (ISLANDR), Jaana Sorvari, 2023-2026
  • Multi-layer governance performance of marine policies (PERMAGOV), Riku Varjopuro, 2023-2026
  • Blueprint demonstration of co-created effective, efficient and resilient networks of MPAs (BLUE4ALL), Riku Varjopuro, 2023-2026 
  • Partnership on the Assessment of Risks from Chemicals (PARC), Jaana Sorvari, 2022-2029
  • Water security for the planet (Water4All), Jari Silander, 2022-2029
  • SmartAqua4FuturE (SAFE), Jonna Piiparinen, 2022-2026
  • Observing and mapping marine ecosystems - next generation tools (OBAMA-NEXT), Markku Viitasalo, 2022-2026
  • Co-operation for the convention on Biological Diversity (CO-OP4CBD), Kaisa Korhonen-Kurki, 2022-2026
  • Improved Science-Based Maritime Spatial Planning to Safeguard and Restore Biodiversity in a coherent European MPA network (MSP4BIO), Riku Varjopuro, 2022-2025 
  • The Biodiversity Nexus: transformative change for sustainability (BIONEXT), Jari Koskiaho, 2022-2025
  • Achieving Good Environmental Status for maintaining ecosystem SErvices, by ASsessing integrated impacts of cumulative pressures (GES4SEAS), Samuli Korpinen, 2022-2026.
  • Bio Knowledge Agora: Bio-Agora for science, policy, people and biodiversity (BioAgora), Kati Vierikko, 2022-2027 
  • Ecosystems and their services for an evidence-based policy and decision-making (SELINA), Anu Lähteenmäki-Uutela, 2022-2027 
  • Nitrogen and phosphorus load reduction approach within safe ecological boundaries for the Nordic and Baltic Sea EU region (NORDBALT-ECOSAFE), Seppo Hellsten, 2022-2025
  • A touch of Blue in the EU Research Nights for a more Sustainable Use of the Ocean (BlueNIGHTs), Ljudmila Vesikko, 2022-2024
  • Designing a resilient and coherent Trans-European Network for Nature and People (NaturaConnect), Maria Hällfors, 2022-2026

Horizon 2020



Interreg programme

Baltic Sea Region

Central Baltic

  • Retrieval, recycling and preventive actions for abandoned recreational fishing gear in the Central Baltic Sea (Re-Fish), Pekka Kotilainen, 2023-2026


  • European Topic Centre on Biodiversity & Ecosystems 2023-2026 (ETC-BE), Samuli Korpinen, 2023-2026
  • European Topic Centre on Climate change Adaptation and LULUCF (ETC-CA), Stefan Fronzek, 2022-2026
  • European Topic Centre on Sustainability Transitions (ETC-ST), Sanna-Riikka Saarela, 2022-2026

ERDF / European Regional Development Fund (In Finnish EAKR)

  • Biomassat kiertoon Koillismaalla (Elodea III), Ritva Nilivaara, 2023-2025
  • Vesistöjen puhtautta edistämässä uusin menetelmin (WaterPlus), Joonas Kahiluoto, 2021-2023
  • Keraaminen purkujäte kiertotaloudessa (KERPUR), Jaakko Karvonen, 2021-2023
  • WaterPlus – Vesistöjen puhtautta edistämässä uusin menetelmin, Joonas Kahiluoto, 2021–2023

EAFRD / European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development


  • The GSGF in Finland - Integration of geospatial and statistical information in Finland (2022-FI-GEOS-GSFI), Ville Helminen, 2023-2025
  • Developing pilot accounts for marine, freshwater and urban ecosystems and packaging materials (2020-FI-ENVECOPACK), Pekka Hurskainen, 2021–2023
  • EO based statistics for SDG land degradation indicator (2021-FI-GEOS-EOSTATS), Saku Anttila, 2022-2024

EMFF / European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (In Finnish EMKR, EMKVR)

  • Emerging ecosystem-based Maritime Spatial Planning topics in North and Baltic Seas Region (eMSP NBSR), Riku Varjopuro, 2021–2024
  • Kalankasvatuksen suunnittelu ja tutkimus Metsähallituksen merialueilla (Kalavaltio project), Harri Kuosa, 2019–2022
  • Vesiviljelyn innovaatio-ohjelma (INNOVESI), Harri Kuosa, 2018–2023

Other ongoing

  • Location Innovation Hub (LIH), Mikko Hynninen, 2023-2025
  • Metrological traceability of measurement data from nano to smallmicroplastics for a greener environment and food safety (PlasticTrace), Markus Sillanpää, 2022-2025
  • Arctic Black Carbon – impacting Climate and Air Pollution (ABC-iCAP), Ville-Veikko Paunu, 2022–2023
  • Metrology for standardised seawater pHT measurements in support of international and European climate strategies (SApHTIES), Teemu Näykki, 2021-2024
  • Support for a European Metrology Network on pollution monitoring (POLMO), Teemu Näykki, 2021-2024
  • Metrology for the recycling of Technology Critical Elements to support Europe’s circular economy agenda (MetrocycleEU), Teemu Näykki, 2021-2024
  • FPCUP EO-Crowd - Publication and crowdsourcing analysis of phenomena of interest in EO products, Timo Pyhälahti, 2021–2023
  • HELCOM Biodiversity, Litter, Underwater noise and Effective regional measures for the Baltic Sea (HELCOM BLUES), Henrik Nygård, 2021-2023
  • Baltic Data Flows (Baltic Data Flows), Vivi Fleming-Lehtinen, 2020–2023
Published 2023-06-06 at 16:11, updated 2023-08-14 at 16:49
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