Project duration

Project leader

IO PAN coordinator

EU H2020/HORIZON Programmes
BioEcoOcean Co-Creating Transformative Pathways to Biological and Ecosystem Ocean Observations 2024-2028 UPPSALA UNIVERSITY (UU), Dr. Lina Mtwana Nordlund Dr. Artur Palacz
Sea-Quester Blue Carbon production, export and sequestration in emerging polar ecosystems  2024-2028 Danmarks Tekniske Universitet (DTU), Prof. Marja Koski Dr. Artur Palacz
HiAOOS High Arctic Ocean Observation System 2022-2027 STIFTELSEN NANSEN SENTER FOR MILJOOG FJERNMALING, Dr. Hanne Sagen Dr. Agnieszka Beszczyńska-Möller
OceanICU Ocean-ICU Improving Carbon Understanding 2022-2027 NORCE NORWEGIAN RESEARCH CENTRE AS, Dr. Richard Sanders Dr. Maciej Telszewski

MARBEFES MARine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning leading to Ecosystem Services

2022-2026 INSTITUTE OF OCEANOLOGY POLISH ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (IO PAN), Prof. Jan Marcin Węsławski Prof. Jan Marcin Węsławski
BIOcean5D Marine Biodiversity Assessment and Prediction Across Spatial, Temporal and Human Scales 2022-2026 EUROPEAN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY LABORATORY (EMBL), Dr. Virginia Oton Garcia Prof. Jan Pawłowski
Blue-Cloud 2026 A federated European FAIR and Open Research Ecosystem for oceans, seas, coastal and inland waters 2022-2026 TRUST-IT SRL, Dr. Sara Pittonet Gaiarin  MSc. Eng. Marcin Wichorowski

BlueMissionBANOS Supporting the Mission Ocean Lighthouse in the Baltic and North Sea

2022-2025 SUBMARINER NETWORK FOR BLUE GROWTH EWIV, Angela Schultz-Zehden MSc. Joanna Przedrzymirska-Ziółkowska
ECOTIP Arctic biodiversity change and its consequences: Assessing, monitoring and predicting the effects of ecosystem tipping cascades on marine ecosystem services and dependent human systems 2020-2024 DANMARKS TEKNISKE UNIVERSITET (DTU), Assoc. Prof. Marja Koski Dr. Artur Palacz / Dr. Maciej Telszewski
EUROSEA Improving and Integrating European Ocean Observing and Forecasting Systems for Sustainable use of the Oceans 2019-2023 HELMHOLTZ ZENTRUM FUR OZEANFORSCHUNG KIEL (GEOMAR), Dr. Toste Tanhua Dr. Maciej Telszewski
CoastCarb Coastal ecosystem carbon balance in times of rapid glacier melt 2019-2023 ALFRED-WEGENER-INSTITUT HELMHOLTZ-ZENTRUM FUR POLAR- UND MEERESFORSCHUNG (AWI), Dr Kerstin Jerosch Prof. Katarzyna Błachowiak-Samołyk

EurofleetsPlus An alliance of European marine research infrastructure to meet the evolving needs of the research and industrial communities.

01.02.2019-31.10.2023 Marine Institute, Ireland Prof. Piotr Kowalczuk

Euro - Argo RISE Euro-Argo Research Infrastructure Sustainability and Enhancement.

01.01.2019-31.12.2022 EURO-ARGO ERIC, France Prof. Waldemar Walczowski
IMPAQT Intelligent management system for integrated multi-trophic aquaculture 01.05.2018-30.04.2021 Marine Institute, Riville Ireland Assoc. Prof. Mirosław Darecki

ASSEMBLE PLUS Association of European Marine Biological Laboratories Expanded 

01.10.2017-30.09.2021 Dr IIaria Nardello EMBRC European Marine Biological Resource Centre, Paris,France Prof. Piotr Kukliński

ARICE Arctic Research Icebreaker Consortium; A strategy for meeting the needs for marine-based research in the Arctic

01.01.2018-31.12.2022 Nicole Biebow, AWI Alfred Wegener Institute Bremerhaven, Germany Assoc. Prof. Monika Kędra
INTAROS Integrated Arctic Observation System
01.12.2016-30.11.2021 Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Centre
Prof. Stein Sandven
Dr. Agnieszka Beszczyńska-Möller
SeaDataCloud Further developing the pan-European infrastructure for marine and ocean data management
01.11.2016-30.04.2021 IFREMER, Francja
Dr M. Fichaut
MSc Eng. Marcin Wichorowski
Other programmes

ARCFISH Digital Twin of the Ocean for Arctic Fisheries

Sustainable Blue Economy Partnership (SBEPartnership - 2023 First Joint Transnational Co-Funded Call: “The way forward: a thriving sustainable blue economy for a brighter future”)

2024-2027 Stiftelsen Nansen Senter for Miljo OG Fjernmaling, NERSC, Norway Dr. Agnieszka Beszyńska-Möller

CliN-BlueFeed A low CO2 smart autonomous multiplatform system to monitor and forecast Calanus finmarchicus stock - a new sustainable climate neutral blue fish feed 

Sustainable Blue Economy Partnership (SBEPartnership - 2023 First Joint Transnational Co-Funded Call: “The way forward: a thriving sustainable blue economy for a brighter future”)


Akvaplan-niva (APN), Norway

Dr. Lionel Camus

Prof. Katarzyna Błachowiak-Samołyk

MUNIMAP Baltic Sea Munitions Remediation Roadmap

Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme


IO PAN, Sopot

Prof. Jacek Bełdowski

BALTIC_AMR Standardized One Health surveillance of antibiotic residues and antibiotic and heavy metal resistance in Baltic water environments and wild birds



Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Helmholtz Institute for One Health, Germany

Katharina Schaufler

Dr. Ewa Kotlarska

WOBEC Obserwatorium Bioróżnorodności i Zmian Ekosystemów w Morzu Weddella

BiodivMon 'Improved transnational monitoring of biodiversity and ecosystem change for science and society' 


Assoc. Prof. Józef Wiktor

Baltic Sea2Land Fostering integrated governance for the joint sustainable use of human and natural capital in the near shore zon 


Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of Latvia

Kristine Kedo - Project manager, Annija Danenberga - Communication manager, Evija Strautiņa - Finance manager
Dr. Joanna Piwowarczyk

Detect2Protect (D2P) New approaches in determining the impacts of chemical pollution to protect the biodiversity of the Baltic Sea

BiodivERsA+Call 2021


Finnish Environment Institute

Prof. Kari K. Lehtonen

Prof. Ksenia Pazdro

EROVMUS Enhanced Remote Operated Vehicle Interface for Munition Studies



IO PAN Sopot

Prof. Jacek Bełdowski

POLS Microbial Dissolved Organic Matter utilisation at the near-sediment waters in the Baltic Sea Deeps DOMUSe
Norway Grants 

2021-2025 IO PAN Sopot Dr. Alexandra Loginova
POLS Monitoring and parameterization of fitoplankton dynamics in the European Sector of the Arctic Ocean MOPAR
Norway Grants
2021-2025 IO PAN Sopot Dr. Alexandra Cherkasheva

ProBaNNt Professional intelligent munitions assessment using 3D reconstructions and Bayesian Neural Networks

13.10.2021-12.10.2024 GEOMAR, Prof. Jens Greinert Prof. dr hab. Jacek Bełdowski 

AMMOTRACe Marine AMMunitiOn dump site exploration by surface- and underwater-based laser mass spectrometric TRACing technology


08.10.2021-07.10.2024 GEOMAR, Prof. Eric Achtenberg Prof. dr hab. Jacek Bełdowski

BIOGLIDER Autonomous Exploration and Monitoring of Marine Ecosystems


01.10.2021-30.09.2023 LOCEAN, Sorbonne University, Prof. Laurent Mortier Dr. Agnieszka Beszczyńska-Möller 

GRIEG "Retreat And Wither" – What is the influence of glaciers recession from tidewater to land-based on the marine biological production and biogeochemistry in the Arctic? RAW

Norway Grants

2021-2024 IGF PAN, Dr. Mateusz Moskalik Assoc. Prof. Karol Kuliński

GRIEG Submarine Groundwater Discharge in a Changing Arctic: Scale and Biogeochemical Impact Arctic SGD
Norway Grants 

2021-2023 IO PAN Sopot Dr. Beata Szymczycha
GRIEG Transport via ocean currents of human pharmaceutical products and their impact on marine biota in the European Arctic PHARMARINE
Norway Grants
2021-2023 UG, Assoc. Prof. Adam Sokołowski Dr. Sławomir Kwaśniewski

GRIEG Sedimentary ancient DNA - a new proxy to investigate the impact of environmental change on past and present biodiversity in Nordic Seas NEEDED

Norway Grants 

01.09.2020-31.08.2023 IO PAN Sopot Prof. Jan Pawłowski 
DAIMON 2 Decision Aid for Marine Munitions - Practical Application

Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme
2019-2021 IO PAN Sopot Assoc. Prof. Jacek Bełdowski

CONTRA R.090 Baltic Beach Wrack - Conversion of a Nuisance to a resource and Asset

Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme

14.01.2019-30.06.2021 Hendrik Schubert University of Rostock Dr. Lech Kotwicki

LAND-SEA-ACT R.098 Land-sea interactions advancing Blue Growth in Baltic Sea coastal areas

Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme

01.07.2019-31.06.2021 Martins Grels, Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development, Riga Latvia Dr. Joanna Piwowarczyk

SEAPOP2 SEAPOP2 (SEAbird POPulations), Project for investigation the impact of climate warming on Arctic zooplankton communities and seabird populations of little auks (Alle alle) in Svalbard

Agreement with the Norwegian Polar Institute (NPI),Tromso, Norway

14.03.2016-30.06.2021 Prof. Katarzyna Błachowiak-Samołyk
ARGO - part of the integrated global observation strategy
01.06.2009-31.05.2021 Ifremer, France
Howard Freeland
Prof. Waldemar Walczowski
Completed projects
GuMak The zonal distribution of macroalgae in Isfjorden (Norwegian contract) 06.06.2017-20.01.2019 Dr. Józef Wiktor

ACTRIS-2 Aerosols, Clouds and Trace gases Research Infrastructure 

01.05.2015-30.04.2019 Dr Gelsomina Pappalardo CNR-IMAA Potenza, Włochy Assoc. Porf. Tymon Zieliński
AtlantOS Optimizing and Enhancing the Integrated Atlantic Ocean Observing System
01.04.2015-01.07.2019 Martin Visbeck, GEOMAR Dr. Maciej Telszewski
Marina Marine Knowledge Sharing Platform for Federating Responsible Research and Innovation Communities 01.05.2016-30.04.2019 CNR, Italy
Fernando Ferri
Assoc. Prof. Sławomir Sagan
NAtMAP Redukcja niedokładności w modelach Północnego Atlantyku dla ulepszenia predykcji klimatu Arktyki. ERA.Net RUS Plus – S&T.
01.01.2016-30.06.2018 Alfred Wegener Institute Helmoltz Centre For Polar and Marine Research
Dr Helge Goessling
Dr. Agnieszka Beszczyńska-Möller
SIP-2017 Drifting fast or crawling slow? Advance of boreal species to Svalbard - kontrakt norweski.
(Norwegian contract)
06.06.2017-30.12.2018 Prof. Jan Marcin Węsławski
MicroWasteBaltic Impact of micropollutants emitted from municipal wastewater treatment plants on Baltic Sea ecosystems and assessment of cost-benefit of advanced treatment technologies in a regional perspective Interreg Baltic Sea Region –Seed Money 01.09.2017-31.08.2018 Emma Undemann University of Stockholm, Szwecja, Prof. Ksenia Pazdro
CONTAR Contaminated sediments in the Baltic Sea: assessment, remediation and management revisited Interreg Baltic Sea Region –Seed Money 01.09.2017-31.08.2018 Kari Lehtonen, Syke, Finlandia, Prof. Ksenia Pazdro
Land-Sea-Act Accommodating of land-sea interactions into maritime and coastal planning in the Baltic Sea Region through blue-green infrastructure and ecosystem services Interreg Baltic Sea Region – Seed Money
Project summary
25.05.2017-30.11.2018 Martins Grels Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia Dr. Joanna Piwowarczyk
POLNOR "POLNOR - The Changing Ocean of the Polar North" Polsko-Norweska Współpraca Badawcza
15.03.2014-14.03.2017 Dr hab. Piotr Kukliński, Prof. nadzw. IO PAN Prof. Piotr Kukliński
CLISED "Climate Change Impact on Ecosystem Health - Marine Sediment Indicators" Polsko-Norweska Współpraca Badawcza
01.02.2014-31.01.2017 Prof. dr hab. inż. Grażyna Kowalewska Prof. Grażyna Kowalewska
GLAERE "Glaciers as Arctic Ecosystem Refugia" Polsko-Norweska Współpraca Badawcza
01.02.2014-31.01.2017 Prof. dr hab. Jan Marcin Węsławski Prof. Jan Marcin Węsławski
DWARF "Declining size - a general response to climate warming in Arctic fauna? DWARF" Polsko-Norweska Współpraca Badawcza
01.02.2014-31.01.2017 Dr hab. Maria Włodarska-Kowalczuk, Prof. nadzw. IO PAN Prof. Maria Włodarska-Kowalczuk
OVL Ocean Virtual Laboratory SEOM "SEOM - SY - 4Sci Synergy ", Theme 3. Agreement with the SAS Oceandatalab (ODL), Francja, Projekt w ramach przetargu dla Europejskiej Agencji Kosmicznej (ESA) 24.10.2014-24.01.2017 Oceandatalab (France) Assoc. Prof. Mirosław Darecki
IMOS (Isfjorden Marine Observatory Svalbard). Project for for investigations on plankton in Svalbard archipelago from January 2016 to 31 December 2017. Agreement with the University Centre in Svalbard(UNIS), Longyearbyen, Norway. 01.01.2016-31.12.2017 Prof. Katarzyna Błachowiak-Samołyk
MOSJ2 Project for investigations on phytoplankton in Svalbard waters for the period 2016-2017. Agreement with the Norwegian Polar Institute NPI,Tromsoe 04.06.2016-31.12.2017 Assoc. Prof. Józef Wiktor
KongHau4 Project for carrying on research program Investigations on zooplankton in Svalbard waters for the period 2016-2017. Agreement with the Norwegian Polar Institute NPI,Tromsoe 30.06.2016-31.12.2017 Dr. Sławomir Kwaśniewski
GAP Realizacja działania w ramach Funduszu Współpracy Dwustronnej Programu Polsko-Norweska Współpraca Badawcza o akronimie GAP (Polish-Norwegian Research Programme, bilateral activities supported under the Fund for Bilateral Relations) 27.06.2017-15.10.2017 Dr. Anna Filipkowska
EUROFLEETS-2 New operational steps towards an alliance of European research fleets
01.03.2013-28.02.2017 Ifremer - French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea,
Jacques Binot
Assoc. Prof. Sławomir Sagan
COMMON SENSE Cost-effective sensors, interoperable with international existing ocean observing systems, to meet EU policies requirements
01.11.2013-28.02.2017 The Leitat Technological Centre, Spain Assoc. Prof. Sławomir Sagan
PINBAL Development of a spectrophotometric pH-measurement system for monitoring in the Baltic Sea; BONUS-185 Innovation
01.04.2014-31.03.2017 Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Warnemunede
Gregor Rehder
Assoc. Prof. Karol Kuliński
STSE Support to science element Ocean Flux Greenhouse Gas Evolution", Earth Observation Envelope Programme-4 (EOEP-4), przetarg w ramach Europejskiej Agencji Kosmicznej 16.10.2014-15.10.2016 Plyomuth Marine Laboratory, Wielka Brytania Prof. Jacek Piskozub

Ocean Virtual Laboratory,
programm SEOM European Space Agency

24.10.2014-24.10.2016 SAS Oceandatalab (ODL), Francja, Assoc. Prof. Mirosław Darecki
MODUM Towards the Monitoring of Dumped Munitions Threat. NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) programme
08.10.2013-08.10.2016 NATO Country Project Director IO PAN - Dr. J.Bełdowski Assoc. Prof. Jacek Bełdowski
Carbon Bridge Bridging marine productivity regimes: How Atlantic advective inflow affects productivity, carbon cycling and export in a melting Arctic Ocean. 19.12.2014-31.12.2016 University of Tromso Dr. Sławomir Kwaśniewski
MARE INCOGNITUM Ecological processes during the polar night, The Research Council of Norway – Polar Research programme
01.06.2013-31.12.2016 The University of Tromsoe, Norway Prof. Jan Marcin Węsławski
iAREA Impact od absorbing aerosols on radiative in the Euriopean Arctic. Polsko-Norweska Współpraca Badawcza
04.2013-12.2016 Uniwersytet Warszawski,
Wydział Fizyki,
Dr hab. Krzysztof Markowicz
Assoc. Prof. Tymon Zieliński,
Assoc. Prof. Tomasz Petelski,
Dr. Anna Rozwadowska
PAVE Atlantic Water Pathways to the Arctic;Variability and Effects on Climate and Ecosystems. Polsko-Norweska Współpraca Badawcza
05.2013-12.2016 IO PAN
Dr hab. Agnieszka Beszczyńska
Assoc. Prof. Agnieszka Beszczyńska
AWAKE-2 Arctic climate system study of ocean, sea ice and glaciers interactions in Svalbard area. Polsko -Norweska Wspólpraca Badawcza
05.2013-12.2016 IO PAN
Dr hab. Waldemar Walczowski
Prof. Waldemar Walczowski
CDOM-HEAT Source and transformations of Chromophoric Dissolved Organic Matter and its role in surface ocean heting and carbon cycling in Nordic Seas and European Arctic Polsko-Norweska Współpraca Badawcza
05.2013-12.2016 IO PAN
Dr hab. Piotr Kowalczuk
Prof. Piotr Kowalczuk
E-AIMS Euro-Argo Improvements for the GMES Marine Service
01.01.2013-31.12.2015 Ifremer, France,
Pierre -Yves Le Traon
Prof. Waldemar Walczowski
VECTORS Vectors of Change in Oceans and Seas Marine Life, Impact on Economic Sectors
01.02.2011-31.01.2015 Plymouth Marine Laboratory,
Plymouth, UK,
Dr. Melanie Austen
Prof. Jan Marcin Węsławski
SFS - Sea for Society,
01.06.2012-30.11.2015 NAUSICAA, France,
Ludovic Frere Escoffier, Manuel Cira
Dr. Joanna Piwowarczyk
Marine Nature Capital – marine protected areas as basis for sustainable development of the Baltic Sea region – MareCap" EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR Seed Money Facility) 01.03.2014-28.02.2015 Baltic Environmental Forum Latvia (Ms Kristina Veidemane) Prof. Jan Marcin Węsławski
Cleopatra II Climate effects on planktonic food quality and trophic transfer in Arctic Marginal Ice Zones II Research Council of Norway project
01.01.2013-31.12.2014 University Centre in Svalbard
Prof. Katarzyna Błachowiak-Samołyk
CHEMSEA Chemical Munitions Search & Assessment Program Regionu Morza Bałtyckiego
01.06.2011-30.06.2014 IO PAN, Sopot
Dr hab. Jacek Bełdowski
Assoc. Prof. Jacek Bełdowski
Aleutian Taksonomia, systematyka i biogeografia mszywiołów Wysp Aleuckich - klucz do zrozumienia szybko zmieniającego się systemu arktycznego 01.06.2011-31.12.2014 University of Alaska, Fairbanks Prof. Piotr Kukliński
SIOS–PP Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System - Preparatory Phase
01.10.2010-31.09.2013 Research Council of Norway,
Karin Refsnes,
Jon Boerre Oerbaek
Prof. Waldemar Walczowski
SIDERI Strengthening International Dimension of Euro-Argo Research Infrastructure
01.12.2011-30.11.2013 Ifremer, France
Pierre -Yves Le Traon
Prof. Waldemar Walczowski
EUROFLEETS Toward an Alliance of European Research Fleets
01.09.2009-31.08.2013 Ifremer - French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea,
Jacques Binot
Assoc. Prof. Sławomir Sagan
ATLANTIC–CDOM Sources and transformation of coloured dissolved organic material CDOM along in the Atlantic Ocean
28.10.2010-31.08.2013 IO PAN,
Dr hab. Piotr Kowalczuk
Prof. Piotr Kowalczuk
WebLab The South Baltic WEBLab-a virtual laboratory on marine science for school students Program Południowy Bałtyk 01.03.2010-31.12.2013 Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde,
Barbara Hentzsch
MSc. Regina Terlecka
STAR_DUST The Strategic Project on Trans-national Commercial Activities In Research & Innovation, Clusters and In SME-Networks, Program Region Morza Bałtyckiego
17.09.2010-16.12.2013 VINNOVA, Stockholm, Sweden,
Karin Nygård Skalman
Assoc. Prof. Mirosław Darecki