Project collaborations


Monitoring, managing and transferring marine and maritime knowledge for sustainable blue growth

​​​​Lead organizations: AquaTT and Irish Sea Fisheries Board​

Duration: 2015-2018

ICES contact​​: ​Wojciech Wawrzynski​, Head of Science Support

Project objectives:

COLUMBUS identifies marine research end-user needs and their priorities. It sets about identifying and collecting "knowledge outputs" from past and current EC projects. 

COLUMBUS aims to ensure that applicable knowledge generated through EC-funded marine and maritime science and technology research can be transferred effectively to advance the governance of the marine and maritime sectors.​ 

All information will be made accessible online via Marine Knowledge Gate.​​

ICES role:

  • Supporting the consortium in knowledge transfer via ICES Expert Groups
  • Participating in the fisheries and aquaculture knowledge nodes

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no 652690.




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