The Marine Institute is pleased to invite Project-Based Award applications from academic institutions under the Research Programme Marine Socio-Economics for a project titled "Valuing and understanding the dynamics of Ireland's Ocean Economy".
The project aims to strengthen the valuation and understanding of Ireland’s ocean economy, ensuring the timely availability of marine economic statistics, providing an evidence–base for policy and decision-making, economic forecasting and scenario planning. The project also aims to support the implementation of a national research programme of marine socioeconomics. It is envisaged that personnel on the project will advise the Marine Institute on the further development of applied research in the area.
Funding to a maximum of €600,000 will be provided for a three-year project. The project should be managed by a project coordinator, which will be responsible for ensuring that project management formalities as well as research outputs are delivered in a timely and presentable manner.
Full details of the research are outlined in the Terms of Reference and details of the call terms & conditions and application procedure are outlined in the Guidelines for Applicants. All applications must be submitted through the Marine Institute's online Grant Management System (RIMS). Details for registration on RIMS are provided in the Guidelines for Applicants. The application form and budget template are available to download from RIMS.
Applications must be submitted by 16:00 on Wednesday 27th April 2016. Please email the Office of Marine Research and Development for further information.