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22.04.2017 09:00

BONUS innovation stakeholder engagement awards' submission deadline has been extended

Given the short notice of the submission deadline for the BONUS innovation projects' stakeholder engagement awards, the submission deadline has been extended. Nominations will be welcomed for the best stakeholder engagement achievement by the 13 'BONUS call 2012: Innovation' projects until further notice. Besides the projects themselves, anyone being impacted by one of these projects’ stakeholder engagement actions, products or events can nominate these projects’ achievement(s) to receive a BONUS award.  

All nominations must be made by email to The announcement of the winner(s) will be made in conjunction with the stakeholder awards to be handed out for the ‘BONUS call 2012: Viable ecosystems’ projects at a later date. Nominations for these will be opened in winter 2017/2018.

All nominations are welcomed to be submitted in a narrative format of a maximum length of double-sided A4. In the submission please name the stakeholder target audience, type of achievement, the aim and how the nominated activities have succeeded in engaging i.e. its evidenced impact. All entries are encouraged to provide samples/pictures of the materials and/or product(s) related to the respective submission. Should the submission consist of such a physical component/product that cannot be provided easily (by email, post etc.), visual guides such as photographs etc. are necessary to be attached to the submission.

The first winner of the award for the best BONUS+ stakeholder (public) engagement activity or product was handed to BONUS+ ECOSUPPORT project in 2011 for their GeoDome visualization platform - Stakeholder decision support by scientific communication.

The nominations for the best stakeholder engagement award is announced to all BONUS projects funded under different calls: ‘BONUS call 2012: Innovation‘ open now,  ‘BONUS call 2012: Viable ecosystem’ in 2017/2018, ‘BONUS call 2014: Sustainable ecosystem services’ in 2019 and ‘BONUS call 2015: Blue Baltic’ in 2020.
For more information, please check the BONUS  projects' website or email maija.sirola (at)

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