P14 - AquaTT
- Last Updated: 02 March 2016
AQUATT is an SME specialising in scientific knowledge transfer and management activities. Founded in 1992 under the EU COMETT programme as a University Enterprise Training Partnership (UETP) to help bridge the gap between science and industry, AQUATT has 21 years of experience in European Commission-financed projects. AQUATT works in scientific fields related to Marine, Food, Energy, Health and Environment, which are key sectors for Europe’s sustainability. In 2010, AQUATT became the coordinator of MARINETT (Marine Knowledge Transfer Support Action), a flagship Seventh Framework (FP7) project. Additionally, AQUATT is a work package leader in 14 other FP7 projects. In parallel to its work supporting research, AQUATT has a long track record in the field of education and training, informing strategies, and creating networks to exchange best practice. AQUATT works alongside Europe’s top researchers to help tackle major societal challenges by ensuring the new knowledge generated from EU research is effectively transferred, resulting in uptake and measurable impact.
Marieke Reuver: RTD Programme Manager. Marieke has extensive experience in managing EC research projects, dealing specifically with knowledge management and transfer, communication and dissemination, as well as stakeholder engagement. She has been work package leader of activities related to the above for over 10 FP7 projects, and has been/is a member of project steering committees, executive committees and advisory boards in several EC research projects. In ECsafeSEAFOOD, Marieke is work package leader of WP7, dealing with dissemination, knowledge management and exploitation and is a member of the ECsafeSEAFOOD Management Team, Governing Board and the Communication Committee. She has a background in Animal Science (MSc) with an aquaculture specialisation from Wageningen University (the Netherlands).
Tanja Calis: Tanja holds a BA degree in Zoology from Trinity College, Dublin and a MSc in Science Communications from Dublin City University. She joined AquaTT in 2013. As a project officer, she carried out project management, dissemination and knowledge transfer tasks as part of a number of EC-funded projects. As part of the ECsafeSEAFOOD project, Tanja is involved in WP3 (Publishing Guidelines of Mitigation Measures) and WP7 (Dissemination, Knowledge Transfer and IPR Management), carrying out the dissemination and knowledge transfer of the outputs of the project.