About Stichting Wageningen Research
The WR foundation is the legal entity containing all research institutes of Wageningen University and Research which conduct application-oriented and applied research commissioned by government, commercial business and non-profit organizations. The WR foundation is represented within this proposal by one of its member institutes; Wageningen Marine Research.
Role in the Project
Wageningen Marine Research in the Netherlands is a leading, independent, objective and authoritative institute that provides knowledge necessary for careful management, use and protection of natural riches in marine, coastal and freshwater areas. It is an institute that provides knowledge necessary for an integrated sustainable protection, exploitation and spatial use of the sea and coastal zones. Its products and services are field research, experiments on a real-life scale, exploratory studies on a laboratory scale, data management and modelling. Furthermore, Wageningen Marine Research is a key, proactive player in national and international marine networks (including ICES and EFARO).
Within the Space@Sea project WUR will be WP leader of WP2 and WP8 and also actively contribute to WP1.