Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences is a partner in the Land-Sea-Act project, which aims to bring together stakeholders involved in coastal management and planning to find solutions to Maritime Spatial Planning and Blue Growth challenges around the Baltic Sea and, to elaborate multi-level governance agenda on Blue Growth and Spatial Planning in Baltic Sea Region.

Project implementation duration: January 2019 – June 2021
Project budget: 2.21 million EUR, including ERDF co-financing 1.76 million EUR
The project is financed by Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme

Main activities:

Work package 1 - Project management

Work Package 2 - Spatial planning solutions for addressing development trade-offs in coastal areas
    2.1 Content coordination on spatial planning solutions.
    2.2 Trade-offs and balanced use of land-sea resources (Latvian case study).
    2.3 Cultural values in MSP & Blue Growth (Polish case study).
    2.4 Climate change adaptation and sustainable tourism (German case study).
    2.5 Integrated coastal mobility and tourism planning (Estonian case study).
    2.6 Transnational training on land-sea interactions in spatial planning.

Work Package 3 - Embedded entrepreneurship for vital coastal areas and BG
    3.1 Joint WP3 coordinating meetings.
    3.3. Elaboration of Gothenburg regional maritime strategy (Swedish case study).
    3.2. Tourism entrepreneurship development in small ports (Danish case study).
    3.4. Blue Growth Checks.
    3.5. Action Plan “Entrepreneurship and Blue Growth”.

Work Package 4 - Input to the Multi-level Governance Agenda on Blue Growth and Spatial Planning in BSR
    4.1. International expert panel.
    4.2. Comparative study on demonstration cases.
    4.3. Drafting Multi-level Governance Agenda on Blue Growth and Spatial Planning in Baltic Sea Region.
    4.4. "Blue Growth Workshop" in Brussels.
    4.5. High level final conference in Riga.

Main results: Partners:

Lead partner: Partner organisations: Associated organisations:
Contact information of Lead Partner

Project Coordination:
Mārtiņš Grels
Phone (+371) 66016 733

Project Communication:
Margarita Vološina
Phone (+371) 66016 712

Contact information of IO PAN Leader

Project Coordination:
Joanna Piwowarczyk
Phone (+48)(58) 7311 798

Project Communication:
Tymon Zieliński
Phone (+48)(58) 7311 910