We are extremely happy to announce that our joint research project entitled Adaptive agreements on benefit sharing for managed aquifer recharge in the Mediterranean region (AGREEMAR) just started on 1 June 2022. AGREEMAR includes six partners covering universities, public companies, and national research centres from Germany, Spain, Cyprus, Portugal and Tunisia, together with stakeholders from four Mediterranean regional clusters. Our partners are:
Technische Universität Dresden (TUD), Germany
Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil (LNEC), Portugal
ERATOSTHENES Centre of Excellence (ECoE), Cyprus
adelphi research gGmbH, Germany
Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), Spain
National Institute of Agronomy (INAT), Tunisia
The project is funded under the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA), an EU Horizon2020 initiative sponsoring projects that contribute to sustainable use of natural resources, economic growth and stability in the Mediterranean region.
Funding of consortium partners is provided by National Funding Agencies from participating countries: Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung – BMBF through the Projektträger Karlsruhe – PTKA (Germany); Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia – FCT (Portugal); Research and Innovation Foundation – RIF (Cyprus); Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades (Spain); Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research through the Directorate General of Scientific Research (Tunisia).
We are very grateful to the anonymous reviewers who appreciated our research concept, to the PRIMA Call Secretariat for their continuous support, to our National Funding Agencies for their financial support and to our regional stakeholders who expressed interest in our concept. We look very forward to be an active part of the PRIMA community so make sure to visit our website for more information about our project.