EU projects

Ongoing projects

Horizon Europe


  • 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 (BIO-Agora), 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

  • Network of Leading Ecosystem Scale Experimental AQUAtic MesoCOSM Facilities Connecting Rivers, Lakes, Estuaries and Oceans in Europe and beyond (AQUACOSM-Plus), Maiju Lehtiniemi, 2020–2024
  • Climate change and future marine ecosystem services and biodiversity (FutureMARES), Markku Viitasalo, 2020–2024
  • Climate Relevant interactions and feedbacks: the key role of Sea Ice and Snow in the polar and global climate system (CRiceS), Letizia Tedesco, 2021–2025 
  • Revealing the role of GEOSS as the default digital portal for building climate change adaptation & mitigation applications (EIFFEL), Kristin Böttcher, 2021–2023
  • Mainstreaming Ecological Restoration of freshwater-related ecosystems in a Landscape context: INnovation, upscaling and transformation (MERLIN), Kristian Meissner, 2021-2025
  • New Approach to Underwater Technologies for Innovative, Low-cost Ocean observation (NAUTILOS), Jukka Seppälä, 2020–2024
  • Pan-Arctic observing System of Systems: Implementing Observations for societal Needs (Arctic Passion), Sampsa Koponen, 2021–2024 
  • Securing biodiversity, functional integrity and ecosystem services in DRYing rivER networks (DRYvER), Heikki Mykrä, 2020–2024 
  • Joint European Research Infrastructure of Coastal Observatories - Design Study (Jerico-DS), Jukka Seppälä, 2020–2023 
  • Joint European Research Infrastructure of Coastal Observatories: Science, Service, Sustainability - JERICO-S3 (JERICO-S3), Jukka Seppälä, 2020–2024 
  • Metrology for Integrated Marine Management and Knowledge-Transfer Network (MINKE), Jukka Seppälä, 2021–2025 
  • Plastic in Agricultural Production: Impacts, Life-cycle and LONg-term Sustainability (Papillons), Salla Selonen, 2021–2025 
  • Copernicus Assisted Lake Water Quality Emergency Monitoring Service (WQeMS), Sampsa Koponen 2021–2023
  • An alliance of European marine research infrastructure to meet the evolving needs of the research and industrial communities (Eurofleetsplus), Juha Flinkman, 2019–2023
  • CAScading Climate risks: towards ADaptive and resilient European Societies (CASCADES), Stefan Fronzek, 2019-2023
  • EuroGEOSS Showcases: Applications Powered by Europe (E-SHAPE), Petteri Vihervaara 2019-2023
  • European long-term ecosystem, critical zone and socio-ecological systems research infrastructure (eLTER PLUS), Martin Forsius, 2020-2024
  • Mapping and Assessment for Integrated ecosystem Accounting (MAIA), Petteri Vihervaara, 2018–2022



Interreg programme (Baltic Sea Region, Central Baltic, Botnia-Atlantica)


Baltic Sea Region

  • Application of biological effects methods in monitoring and assessment of contaminants in the Baltic Sea (BEACON), Kari Lehtonen, 2022-2024

Central Baltic


  • Vattenbalans, ekosystemtjänster och metalltransport i ett klimat i förändring (KLIVA), Marie Korppoo, 2019-2022


  • European Topic Centre on Climate change Adaptation and LULUCF (ETC-CA), Stefan Fronzek, 2022-2026
  • European Topic Centre on Inland, coastal and marine waters (ETC-ICM 2021), Samuli Korpinen, 2019–2022
  • European Topic Centre on Sustainability Transitions (ETC-ST), Sanna-Riikka Saarela, 2022-2026

ERDF / European Regional Development Fund (In Finnish EAKR)

  • Vesistöjen puhtautta edistämässä uusin menetelmin (WaterPlus), Joonas Kahiluoto, 2021-2023
  • Vesiruton ravinteet ja energia talteen (Elodea II), Satu Maaria Karjalainen, 2019–2021
  • 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


  • Developing pilot accounts for marine, freshwater and urban ecosystems and packaging materials (2020-FI-ENVECOPACK), Pekka Hurskainen 2021–2022
  • 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)

European Neighbourhood Instrument, ENI CBC


South-East Finland – Russia CBC

Karelia CBC

  • Improvement of water resource management in the Northern Ladoga border (WaterForLife), Ilkka Pirhonen, 2020-2022

Other ongoing

  • Knowledge Flows in Marine Spatial Planning - Sharing Innovation in Higher Education (KnowledgeFlows), Riku Varjopuro, 2019–2022
  • Arctic Black Carbon – impacting Climate and Air Pollution (ABC-iCAP), Ville-Veikko Paunu, 2022–2023
  • FPCUP EO-Crowd - Publication and crowdsourcing analysis of phenomena of interest in EO products, Sampsa Koponen, 2021–2022
  • Baltic Data Flows (Baltic Data Flows), Vivi Fleming-Lehtinen, 2020–2023
  • 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
  • HELCOM Biodiversity, Litter, Underwater noise and Effective regional measures for the Baltic Sea (HELCOM BLUES), Henrik Nygård, 2021-2022
  • Water Framework Directive and Marine Strategy Framework Directive monitoring (FPCUP EO), Sampsa Koponen, 2020–2021
  • China Europe Water Platform Lot 2 Rural Water and Food Security (CEWPLot2), Jari Uusikivi, 2018–2022
  • Developing knowledge, policy recommendations and strengthening capacities on water management and ecological security in the frame of CEWP Lot 1 (TAIHU), Marketta Juppi, 2018–2022
  • Metrology for monitoring endocrine disrupting compounds under the Water Framework Directive (EDC-WFD), Teemy Näykki, 2019-2023
Published 2022-07-28 at 13:45, updated 2023-02-10 at 9:24
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