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. Fritz Köster, Denmark (1.7.2016-30.6.2017). The current vice chair is Dr. Maria Habicht, Estonia.

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 (chair)

Innovation Fund Denmark

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

Köster_memb_st

Estonia

Dr. Maria Habicht (vice-chair)

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

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)

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

Dr. Aleksander M. Nawrat (as of 4 October 2016)

National Centre for Research and Development

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


Sweden

Associate Professor Mats Svensson

Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management
Swedish Environmental Protection Agency

and

Dr. Lisa Almesjö

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

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

Svensson_memb_st