STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT AWARDSBONUS stakeholder engagement award competition is open and celebrates the best stakeholder engagement activity or product developed by BONUS projects.
The winning entry facilitates successfully knowledge transfer from the BONUS project to end-user and stakeholder audiences.
Based on different experience and interaction with BONUS projects, the end-users and stakeholders are strongly encouraged to suggest BONUS projects in their view worthy entries for the competition!
Nominations are welcome by all BONUS projects during the implementation phase in the following categories:1) Viable ecosystem projects: BAMBI, BIO-C3, BLUEPRINT, CHANGE, COCOA, INSPIRE, SOILS2SEA
2) Innovation projects: AFISMON, ANCHOR, ESABALT, FERRYSCOPE, FISHVIEW, GEOILWATCH, HARDCORE, MICROALGAE, OPTITREAT, PROMISE, PINBAL, SWERA, ZEB
3) Sustainable ecosystem services projects: BALTCOAST, BALTICAPP, BALTSPACE, GO4BALTIC, GOHERR, MIRACLE, SHEBA, STORMWINDS
4) Blue Baltic projects: BALTHEALTH, BASMATI, BLUEWEBS, CLEANAQ, CLEANWATER, ECOMAP, FLAVOPHAGE, INTEGRAL, MICROPOLL, OPTIMUS, RETURN, SEAMOUNT
- The closing date for nominations in each category opened will be announced at a minumum of 30 days prior to closing date
- The evaluation panel will consist of members from the BONUS Steering Committee, the Advisory Board and the Secretariat
- The use of the award up to EUR 5 000 is in discretion of the project team of the winning entry
- The award ceremony will take place at the appropriate BONUS conferences
The first public engagement award winner was announced at the BONUS Forum 2011 in Gdansk, PolandThe winner was GEODOME – A visualisation platform used for dissemination of scientific results from the BONUS+ ECOSUPPORT project in an easy-to-understand presentation format that informed of scientific understanding of environmental and climate-change problems. The Geodome theatre is fully enclosed, inflatable and about 20 adults can take place inside, preferably lying down on pillows on the floor (see picture).
This visualisation has been tested and shown to date to a vast number of different audiences including policy makers, politicians, researchers, university students, and the general public.