BONUS Steering Committee

The highest decision-making body of BONUS is the BONUS Steering Committee. The BONUS Steering Committee is formed of representatives from the national funding institutions that are members of BONUS. The Steering Committee convenes approximately 3-5 times a year and decides on the budget and strategic activities of BONUS.
 
The chairmanship rotates and changes 1 July of each year. The current chair is Dr. Maria Habich, DEstonia (1.7.2017-30.6.2018). The current vice chair is Dr. Laura Raaska, Finland.

The minutes of the Steering Committee are public upon request, excluding the parts that include confidential information. The activities of the Steering Committee (and the BONUS Secretariat) are regulated by various rules and regulations (visit PUBLICATIONS, category 'rules and regulations'). 

NEW - view member statements below (click the links or pictures below directing you to YouTube) recorded in 2015/2016 expressing national commitments to and alignment with the BONUS programme.

Members of the Steering Committee:

Denmark

Dr. Fritz Köster 

Innovation Fund Denmark

Danish member statement,
view the video
(recorded on 31.08.2015)

Köster_memb_st

Estonia

Maria Habicht

Estonian Research Council

Estonian member statement,
view the video
(recorded on 31.08.2015)

Habicht_memb_st

Finland

Dr. Laura Raaska (Academy of Finland)

FiRD Coop

Finnish member statement,
view the video
(recorded on 10.02.2016)

Raaska_memb_st

Germany

Dr. Joachim Harms (chair)

Forschungszentrum Jülich Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH
(FZJ-Bt.GmbH)

German member statement,
view the video
(recorded on 31.08.2015)

Harms_memb_st

Latvia

Linda Klūga-Rajčeviča (State Education Development Agency) (vice-chair)

Ministry of Education and Science (Latvia)

Latvian member statement,
view the video
(recorded on 10.02.2016)

Kluga_memb_st

Lithuania

Dr. Aistė Vilkanauskytė

Research Council of Lithuania

Lithuanian member statement,
view the video
(recorded on 10.02.2016)

Vilkanauskyte_memb_st

Poland

Cezary Błaszczyk

National Centre for Research and Development



Sweden

Dr. Floor the Hoopen 

Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management
Swedish Environmental Protection Agency

and

Dr. Sif Johansson

Swedish Research Council for Environment,
Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning (FORMAS)