EU network of mesocosms facilities for research on marine and freshwater ecosystems open for global collaboration.

WP1

Consortium management

  Work package leader:  FVB-IGB
Contact:  Jens Nejstgaard
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Task 1.1 Intra-consortium governance and Liaison with the European Commission
Task 1.2 User Selection Panel (USP) communication
Task 1.3 Scientific and Technical Advisory Board (STAB) communication
Task 1.4 Project management, administration, and financial monitoring
Task 1.5 Updating of the internal work plan

Objectives

The objectives of this work package are to oversee administration, operational management, and overall implementation of the project, including internal effective communication and collaboration between the coordinator, individual consortium members, and the European Commission; to organize and administer consortium networking and governance, including supporting relevant bodies and meetings (Task 1.1), and Advisory Board (Task 1.2); ensure efficient and effective management and decision-making procedures and to implement sound financial management as well as controlling systems and quality assurance of deliverables and periodic and final Reports (Task 1.3) and of the description of work (Task 1.4).

A specific goal of the overall AQUACOSM management is to improve the efficiency of the research infrastructures’ management and their service provision by establishing a joint management of access provision and pooling of distributed resources at the individual facilities. 

Deliverables

D1.1 First Feedback from AB to project progress (Month 16)

D1.2 Periodic & financial reports M18 (Month 18)

D1.1 Second Feedback from AB to project progress (Month 34)

D1.2 Periodic & financial reports M36 (Month 36)

D1.3 Periodic & financial and final reports M48 (Month 48)