NWO-BMBF transnational call for Wadden Sea research

During the trilateral scientific symposium 'Towards a trilateral research agenda' in Leeuwarden the first joint transnational call for Wadden Sea research was signed.

The call makes available 2 million euro for collaborative research on the Wadden Sea regional system.

The call was signed by dr. Frans Martens (The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research - Earth and Life Sciences (NWO-ALW)) and dr. Peter Seifert (Project Agency Juelich), on behalf of dr. Klaus Schindel, (German Federal Ministry for Education and Research BMBF).

Prof dr. Pavel Kabat, chair of the Wadden Academy, stressed the importance of this transnational initiative which is a new step in the international cooperation between the Wadden Sea countries.

For more information on the call and the application form, please visit:

The application deadline is 28 February 2011.