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National Policies and Strategies

JPI Oceans has mapped the relevant national research strategies related to marine and maritime research policy in 2013. The information presented below on the implementing body, leading authority and time frame of every relevant strategy is based on the information provided by the organisation appointed by each country to provide this information.

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BELGIUM_flag BELGIUM

Policy note of the Federal Minister in charge of Science Policy

Implementing body: Belgian Science Policy Office (BELSPO) incl. Federal Scientific Institutes

Leading authority: Belgian Science Policy Office (BELSPO)

Strategy: Policy note of the Federal Minister in charge of Science Policy

Time frame: Annual

Belgium’s National Biodiversity Strategy 2006-2016

Leading authority: Belgian Coordination Committee for International Environment Policy (CCIEP)

Strategy: Belgium’s National Biodiversity Strategy 2006-2016

Time frame: 2006-2016

Belgian national climate change adaptation strategy (NAS)

Implementing body: Different regional and federal administrations

Leading authority: National Climate Commission (NCC)

Strategy: Belgian national climate change adaptation strategy (NAS)

DENMARK_flag DENMARK

Danmarks Havstrategi

Implementing body: Ministry of Environment (MIM)

Leading authority: Naturstyrelsen

Strategy: Danmarks Havstrategi

Time frame: 2012

An integrated maritime strategy

Implementing body: Danish Government (STM)

Leading authority: Danish Maritime Authority (DMA)

Strategy: An integrated maritime strategy

Time frame: 2010

The Danish Maritime Cluster - an agenda for growth

Implementing body: Danish Ministry of Economic and Business Affairs (EVM)

Leading authority: Danish Government (STM)

Strategy: The Danish Maritime Cluster - an agenda for growth

Time frame: 2006

Denmark at work - Plan for Growth in the Blue Denmark

Implementing body: Danish Government (STM)

Leading authority: Danish Government (STM)

Strategy: Denmark at work - Plan for Growth in the Blue Denmark

Time frame: 2012

ESTONIA_flag ESTONIA

HELCOM Baltic Sea Action Plan (HELCOM BSAP)

Implementing body: Ministry of the Environment of Estonia (MoE), Ministry of Economy and Communication (MEC), Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA), Ministry of Social Affairs (MoSA), their subordinating boards, inspectorates, marine biologists and marine physicists.

Leading authority: Ministry of the Environment of Estonia (MoE of Estonia), 

Strategy: HELCOM Baltic Sea Action Plan (HELCOM BSAP)

Time frame: 2012-2015

FINLAND_flag FINLAND

Coordination of marine research in Finland

Implementing body: Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE)Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI)Geological Survey of Finland (GTK)University of HelsinkiUniversity of TurkuAbo Akademi UniversityFinnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute (FGFRI)

Leading authority: Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI), Geological Survey of Finland (GTK), University of Helsinki, University of Turku, Abo Akademi University, Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute (FGFRI)

Strategy: Coordination of marine research in Finland

Time frame: 2012

Structural reform of research institutes and research funding

Implementing body: The Prime Minister's Office

Leading authority: The Prime Minister's Office will establish a ministerial working group to monitor the resolution's implementation.

Strategy: Structural reform of research institutes and research funding

Time frame: 2014-2017

FRANCE_flag FRANCE

Programme Mer

Implementing body: ANR, research organisms and universities

Leading authority: Ministry of Higher Education and Research (MESR) and others ministries

Strategy: Programme Mer

Ifremer Strategic Plan

Implementing body: ANR, research organisms and universities

Leading authority: : Ministry of Higher Education and Research (MESR) and others ministries

Strategy: Ifremer Strategic Plan

IRELAND_flag IRELAND

Sea Change: A Marine Knowledge Research and Innovation Strategy for Ireland 2007-2013

Leading authority: Marine Institute (MI)

Strategy: Sea Change: A Marine Knowledge Research and Innovation Strategy for Ireland 2007-2013

Time frame: 2007-2013

LITHUANIA_flag LITHUANIA

The Program of Integrated Science, Studies and Business Centre (Valley) for the Development of Lithuanian Marine Sector (Marin Valley)

Implementing body: Association "Baltic valley"

Leading authority: The Ministry of Education and Science (ŠMM)

Strategy: The Program of Integrated Science, Studies and Business Centre (Valley) for the Development of Lithuanian Marine Sector

Time frame: 2009-2013

NETHERLANDS_flag NETHERLANDS

Deltaprogramma (National Flood Prevention Programme)

Implementing body: Almost all national bodies somehow related to water-issues (incl. fresh water)

Leading authority: Deltacommissaris (governmental commissioner and his staff)

Strategy: Deltaprogramma (National Flood Prevention Programme)

Time frame: 2012- (very long-term)

NORWAY_flag NORWAY

An R&D strategy for a marine nation of substance (HAV21)

Implementing body: Will be followed up by all the relevant ministries, authorities, research institutions, organisations and the industry – according to the strategy and the action plan. The Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs (FKD), The Research Council of Norway (RCN) and Innovation Norway play a crucial role in the implementation process on the R&D.

Leading authority: The Norwegian Government, under a lead of the Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs in cooperation with seven other ministries: Ministry of Education and research, Ministry of the Environment, Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Ministry of Health and Care Services, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ministry of  Petroleum and Energy and Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Strategy: An R&D strategy for a marine nation of substance (HAV21)

POLAND_flag POLAND

Act of Parliament on Establishment of Long Term Coastal Protection Program, Book of Law 67, item 621

Implementing body: Maritime Offices in Gdynia (Gulf of Gdańsk, Hel Peninsula, Vistula Lagoon), Slupsk (open coast from Łeba to Dźwirzyno) and Szczecin (Gulf of Pommerania, Szczecin Lagoon)

Leading authority: Ministry of Transport, Construction and Maritime Economy.

Strategy: Act of Parliament on Establishment of Long Term Coastal Protection Program, Book of Law 67, item 621

Time frame: 2004-2024

PORTUGAL_flag PORTUGAL

National Strategy for the Sea 2006/2016 (NSS 2006/2016)

Implementing body: The Portuguese Government, including autonomous regional governments: Azores and Madeira

Leading authority: General Directorate for Marine Policy (GDMP)

Strategy: National Strategy for the Sea 2006/2016 (NSS 2006/2016)

Time frame: 2006-2016

Extended National Strategy for the Sea 2013/2020 (NSS 2013/2020)

Implementing body: The Portuguese Government, including autonomous regional governments: Azores and Madeira

Leading authority: General Directorate for Marine Policy (GDMP)

Strategy: National Strategy for the Sea 2013/2020 (NSS 2013/2020)

Time frame: 2013-2020

National Ocean Strategy 2013-2020 (NOS 2013-2020)

Implementing body: There are many entities responsible for the implementation, depending on the specific sector and the concrete project. There is an Inter-Ministerial Commission for Maritime Affairs. The Directorate-General for Maritime Policy provides technical support to this Commission (DGPM)

Leading authority: Directorate-General for Maritime Policy (DGMP)

Strategy: National Ocean Strategy 2013-2020 (NOS 2013-2020)

Time frame: 2013-2020

Portugal Digital Agenda – Investment on Research, Development and Innovation - Maritime ICT

Implementing body: Directorate-General for Maritime Policy (DGPM)

Leading authority: Ministry for Agriculture and Sea (MAM)

Strategy: Portugal Digital Agenda – Investment on Research, Development and Innovation - Maritime ICT

Time frame: 2012-2020

National Energy Efficiency Action Plan 2016 (NEEAP 2016) and Renewable Energy Action Plan 2020 (REAP 2020)

Implementing body: Directorate-General of Energy and Geology (DGEG)

Leading authority: Ministry of Environment, Spatial Planning and Energy (MAOTE)

Strategy: National Energy Efficiency Action Plan 2016 (NEEAP 2016) and Renewable Energy Action Plan 2020 (REAP 2020)

Time frame: 2013-2020

National Strategic Plan for Tourism 2013-2015

Implementing body: Turismo de Portugal, I.P

Leading authority: Ministry of Economy  (ME)

Strategy: National Strategic Plan for Tourism 2013-2015

Time frame: 2013-2015

ROMANIA_flag ROMANIA

National R&D Strategy for Research, Development and Innovation

Implementing body: Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation (UEFISCDI)

Leading authority: Ministry of National Education (MEN)

Strategy: National R&D Strategy for Research, Development and Innovation

Time frame: 2007-2013

SPAIN_flag SPAIN

Spanish Strategy for Science and Technology and Innovation

Implementing body: Secretariat of state for research, development and innovation (SEIDI)

Leading authority: Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO)

Strategy: Spanish Strategy for Science and Technology and Innovation

Time frame: 2013-2020

SWEDEN_flag SWEDEN

Analysis of Environmental Research and strategy 2011-2016

Leading authority: Formas

Strategy: Analysis of Environmental Research and strategy 2011-2016

Time frame: 2011-2016

God havsmiljö 2020, marin strategi för Nordsjön och Östersjön, Havs- och vattenmyndighetens rapport 2012:19

Implementing body: Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management (SWAM)

Leading authority: Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management (SWAM)

Strategy: God havsmiljö 2020, marin strategi för Nordsjön och Östersjön, Havs- och vattenmyndighetens rapport 2012:19

Time frame: 2013-2020

Maritime strategy for Västra Götaland

Strategi för vattenbruk / Strategy for Aquaculture

UNITED KINGDOM_flag UNITED KINGDOM

UK Marine Science Strategy

Implementing body: The MSCC members

Leading authority: Marine Science Coordination Committee (MSCC)

Strategy: UK Marine Science Strategy

Time frame: 2010-2025

NERC Strategy ‘The business of the environment’

Implementing body: Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

Leading authority: Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

Strategy: NERC Strategy ‘The business of the environment’

Time frame: 2013-2018

Defra Marine Programme Evidence Plan

Implementing body: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)

Leading authority: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)

Strategy: Defra Marine Programme Evidence Plan

Time frame: 2013/14-2017/18

TURKEY_flag TURKEY

Vision 2023 Project

Implementing body: Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK)

Leading authority: Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK)

Strategy: Vision 2023 Project

Time frame: -2023

National Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy (2011-2016)

Implementing body: Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) 

Leading authority: Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) 

Strategy: National Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy

Time frame: 2011-2016

National Marine Research Strategy Document

Implementing body: /

Leading authority: /

Strategy: National Marine Research Strategy (PDF)

Time frame: 2014

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