The JERICO Week 2023 took place in Rovinj, Croatia, from the 17th to the 20th April 2023, gathering 65 participants. This event was hosted by the JERICO-RI partner, Ruder Boskovic Institute (IRB), located in Rovinj.
The JERICO-S3 project, funded by the European Commission’s H2020 Framework Programme under grant agreement No. 871153, targets a more science integrative approach to better observe the coastal ecosystem supporting the Joint European Research Infrastructure for Coastal Observatories (JERICO-RI). It aims to provide a state-of-the-art, fit-for-purpose and visionary observational RI, expertise and high-quality data on European coastal and shelf seas, supporting world-class research, high-impact innovation and a window of European excellence worldwide.
The JERICO-S3 General Assembly kicked-off with the introduction of the STAC members, followed by JERICO-RI ‘s current status update presentation by project coordinator, Laurent Delauney (IFREMER). During the first days, several presentations and discussions about the status of the JERICO-S3 project were provided. JERICO-RI partners networking was facilitated through several engaging group dynamics.
The last day of the JERICO-S3 General Assembly started with an overview of the STAC’s summary and comments, with special focus dedicated to the JERICO-RI business plan and future governance. The day ended with the General Assembly wrap-up.