The ‘marGnet’ project Consortium represents a consolidated partnership of organizations that have successfully cooperated in past projects and initiatives. The project Consortium integrates scientific and technical bodies, an innovative start up SMEs and NGO which could not only support the holistic approach of the project along the whole ML chain, being able to tackle all the aspects linked to prevention, removal and recycling of ML, but also have the capacity to pave the way for the further uptaking of the project results at policy level, ensuring therefore its sustainability.
In particular, the project Consortium is made of the following entities:
– CNR ISMAR: The coordinator; it has a strong experience in project related to analysing and modelling ML, amongst others the LIFE GHOST project. It brings scientific competences and according to its institutional law, it acts as scientific advisor in the policy-making process, supporting therefore the provision of recommendations by the ‘marGnet’ project and catalysing the further adoption at institutional level. Within the project, it is responsible for technical and scientific activities related to the development of integrated acoustic methodologies and predictive models as well as for ensuring a proper networking, beyond management activities.