The County Administrative Board is a governmental authority, that has the commission to work for development where the environment, economic growth and good living conditions go together. The goal is a clean-living environment, a stable labour market and a good life for the residents of Stockholm county. We are a knowledge-based organisation which works with many different cross-sectoral issues. Our areas of expertise span diverse social issues, from rural development and biodiversity to integration and the protection of cultural environments.

Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Contact person:  Håkan Häggström
Phone: +46 (0)10-223 13 72

The Municipality of Haninge, one of the fastest growing municipalities in the Stockholm region with 92,000 inhabitants, located southeast of Stockholm, about 20 km from the city centre. Haninge is an archipelago municipality and consists of about 20% land and about 80% of water. The archipelago is made up of 3,600 islands, islets and skerries and boasts some of the most popular islands in Stockholm’s archipelago.

In Haninge you can also discover captivating wildlands, ramble in primeval forest and bathe in crystal clear forest lakes, we have 14 nature reserves, a national park, several recreational areas, places, manors and parks and you soon find yourself surrounded by nature and culture in an area steeped in history.

Location: Haninge, Sweden
Contact person: Erik Josephson
Phone: +46 686 068 134

Baltic Environmental Forum (BEF) Estonia is a non-governmental organization working in the areas of environmental protection and nature conservation. Our main goal is to preserve sustainable environment through raising awareness and promoting environmental management to increase knowledge and improve skills of different stakeholders.

Bring together and offer expertise to people, businesses, research institutes and government agencies in Estonia, thereby creating a social dialogue and raising environmental awareness of different stakeholders.

Our vision is to maintain a clean, healthy environment, which is achieved by sustainable and knowledge-based environmental management.

Professionalism. We are competent in our field. Our team includes experts from different areas ensuring the capability to work in various environmental fields. Honesty. We are a strong partner in the environmental field, who align their actions with their words.

Openness. We notice what’s happening around us and we care about it. We believe that through social involvement and joint effort we can accomplish more.

Location: Tallinn, Estonia
Contact person: Sandra Oisalu
Phone: +37 26 597 028

The Estonian Marine Institute is a contemporary scientific institution. The main purpose of the Marine Institute is research to enhance the knowledge and understanding of the Marine sphere in Estonia and the Baltic Sea region.We are one of the biggest marine organizations in Estonia and  wa contribute to research in several marine study fields. Our research ranges from sea water physics to biology, from microscopic scale to full ecosystems, having unique expert opinions and qualifications in most Marine research fields.

The active progress of marine sciences in Estonia in the last decades has increased the awareness of Estonian science around the Baltic Sea region and also in Europe. The Estonian Marine Institute also collaborates with scientists and specialists from all around the world to conduct high level marine research. Estonian marine scientists have been very successful at the international level as the number of high-rated scientific publications and international projects continually increases. On the other hand, a significant part of the marine research is focused on solving the local scientific problems, which are important for Estonia.

Location: Tartu; Estonia
Contact person: Martin Kesler
Phone: 3 727 375 092

Location: Audru, Estonia
Contact person: Nils-Erik Vallikivi

Kurzeme Planning Region is a subordinated public entity under supervision of the Ministry of Environment Protection and Regional Development dealing with planning and coordination of Kurzeme Planning Regio, public administration in the area of public transportation in compliance to its competence, cooperation among municipalities and other state administration institutions.

The territory comprises the following administrative territories: 18 districts – Alsunga, Kuldīga, Skrunda, Grobiņa, Rucava, Nīca, Priekule, Vaiņode, Durbe, Pāvilosta, Aizpute, Saldus, Brocēni, Dundaga, Talsi, Roja, Mērsrags and Ventspils districts as well as 2 big cities – Liepāja and Ventspils.

Location: Saldus, Latvia
Contact person:  Aiga Petkēvica
Phone: +37 167 331 634

The BIOR institute is a research centre of national importance which develops innovative research methods and creates new practically applicable knowledge in the following areas of science: public and environmental health, food, fishery and veterinary medicine. In the area of its competence, Institute BIOR with its excellent research, technical and developed human resource base is leader in the region.

Scientific Institute BIOR employs a team of experts and professionals who are institutionally independent due to their leading position in research and science as well as due to the fact that they follow the highest ethical standards and good scientific praxis.​

Location: Riga, Latvia
Contact person: Didzis Ustups
Phone: +37 167 612 409

Klaipėda University is a multidisciplinary educational institution, a national and Baltic Region leader in the field of marine sciences and studies integrated into international academic networks, fosterer of cultural heritage, and a centre for lifelong learning. It was established in the area unique from the economic, cultural, and geopolitical viewpoint: on the Lithuanian seacoast, in the only Lithuanian seaport which is to be developed as a metropolitan centre at the national level and is to increase the international competitiveness of Lithuania as a maritime state.

Location: Klaipėda, Lithuania
Contact person:  Nerijus Nika
Phone: +37 046 398 858

The Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission – also known as the Helsinki Commission (HELCOM) – is an intergovernmental organization and a regional sea convention in the Baltic Sea area, consisting of ten Contracting Parties, namely Denmark, Estonia, the European Union, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia and Sweden. It the governing body of the “Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area,” also known as the Helsinki Convention.

HELCOM is a platform for environmental policy making at the regional level, it was established about four decades ago to protect the marine environment of the Baltic Sea from all sources of pollution through intergovernmental cooperation. The vision for the future is a healthy Baltic Sea environment with diverse biological omponents functioning in balance, resulting in a good ecological status and supporting a wide range of sustainable economic and social activities.

Location: Helsinki, Finland
Contact person: Henri Jokinen
Phone: +358 (0)40 663 2867

Location: Ventspils, Latvia
Contact person: Evita Roge
Phone: +37 163 629 449

Klaipėda District Municipality is one of the 60 municipalities in Lithuania. It is located in west side of Lithuania, in Klaipėda Region. Administration of Klaipėda City Municipality is responsible for policy implementation, local governance and administration.

Location: Gargždai, Lithuania
Contact person: Feliksas Zemgulys
Phone: + 37 046 470 884

The Water Centre for Innovation (UCV) is a sub-department of Campus Roslagen AB in Norrtälje Municipality, Sweden. It leads and partakes in research and innovation projects, runs courses and workshops for public and private sector actors, provides an advisory service on water and wastewater to private property owners, and facilitates network opportunities.

Working in close cooperation with universities and other institutions providing third-level education, our research and education focuses primarily on decentralized systems for drinking water and wastewater, as well as local water management. Through research, education and network opportunities, we aim to contribute to efforts at resolving water-related challenges, strengthen research and education capacities in the sector, and spread knowledge for water sustainability, at municipality, country, regional and global scales.

Location: Norrtälje, Sweden
Contact person: Nandita Singh
Phone: +46 (0)70-086 73 38

EUConsult is a professional association, a European network of ethically minded consultants serving the not-for-profit sector in all areas of specialism. We promote the highest standards in consulting services so that the work of the third sector is increasingly effective.

Our members exchange ideas and information, develop friendships and joint initiatives, take part in our conferences and workshops, and commit to our Code of Ethics.

Location: Gdansk, Poland
Contact person: Martyna Zielińska
Phone: +48 587 191 900

The Maritime Institute is the R&D organization under Gdynia Maritime University with 67 years of experience and over 200 employees. The scope of work performed by its six research departments and additional laboratories covers transport management and logistics, operational oceanography (with the use of own research vessel), maritime hydrotechnics, protection and shaping of the environment (chemical and biological analysis), seaport development, inland waterway shipping, maritime tourism, database construction, monitoring of maritime processes and activities. The Maritime Institute in Gdansk co-operates with the key international maritime institutions, ports and universities and has long history of comprehensive data collection and EU projects implementation (SUBMARINER, CLEANSHIP, INTERBALTIC). The Maritime Institute is one of the founder of the SUBMARINER Network for Blue Growth EEIG.

Location: Gdansk, Poland
Contact person: Marcin Kalinowski
Phone: +48 583 011 636

Organisation Country Web site
Association of Swedish Fishing Guides Sweden
City of Stockholm Sweden
Swedish Board of agriculture Sweden
Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management Sweden
Ministry of MaritimeEconomy and Inland Waterways Poland
Polish Anglers Branch Gdansk Association Poland
North Kashubian Fishery Local Action Group Poland
Reda Municipality Poland
Pomeranian Regional Tourist Organization Poland
Polish Association of Yacht Class Puck Poland
Ventspils Anglers Club Latvia
Latvia Fisherman Federation Latvia
Estonian Recreational Fishing Association Estonia
Kuusalu Municipality Estonia
Vihula Municipality Estonia
Fishing trips Estonia
Ministry of the Environment of Estonia Estonia
Association Klaipeda Region Lithuania
County Administrative Board  in Gotland Sweden
Harju FLAG Estonia
Municipality of Södertälje Sweden
Skärgårdsföretagarna Sweden
Vaxholm Municipality Sweden
Lithuanian Anglers Association Lithuania
Visit Åland Finland
National Marine Fisheries Research Institute Poland
Tourist Association “Northern Kashubia” Local Tourist Organisation Poland
SustainableDevelopment Association of river Gauja Latvia

County Administrative Board in Stockholm


Haninge Municipality


Campus Roslagen AB Campus Roslagen


Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission, HELCOM


Baltic Environmental Forum Estonia


University of Tartu


NGO Estonian Fishing Tourism


Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment – “BIOR”


Ventspils Regional Municipality


Kurzeme Planning Region


Klaipeda University


Administration of Klaipeda District Municipality




Gdyna Maritime University