Project Governance Structure

Experts covering all

The six Pillars of RRI:

Ethics, GE, Open Access/Data, Science education, Public engagement, under the umbrella of Governance.

Disciplines specifically mentioned in the call:

Digital, Single Market, the Energy Union, bio- economy and waste management.

RRING project coordinator

The coordinator of the RRING project, is hosted in MaREI Centre, University College Cork.

MaREI (Marine Renewable Energy Ireland ), UCC is a centre for renewable energy research, development and innovation centre. The centre has the expertise of a wide range of research groups and industry partners, with the shared missions of solving the main scientific, technical and socio-economic challenges across the marine and energy spaces.

MaREI has over 30 years of experience leading and participating in National European and International Research projects, and a track record of successfully delivering over two hundred commercial contracts with small to medium enterprises and multinational corporations.

Consortium partners


Participant Organisation Legal NameShort NameCountryPartner Name
University College Cork (Coordinator)UCCIrelandGordon Dalton Catriona Ni Laoire Christine Gaffney Carol Linehan  Jasmin Schomakers  Annette Matthys
United Nations Educational, Scientific, Cultural OrganizationUNESCOFranceJohn Crowley
UruguayGuillermo Anllo
Careers Research and Advisory Centre (CRAC) LimitedVitaeUKEmma Day
Meiji University Educational FoundationMeijiJapanAndrew Adams
National Research FoundationNRF/SAASTASouth AfricaShadrack Mkansi
International Consortium of Research Staff AssociationsICoRSAIrelandSimge Davulcu
Eric Jensen
University of BradfordUniBradUKUduak Archibong
De Montford UniversityDMUUKKutoma Wakunuma
Tilimbe Jiya
Rhine-Waal UniversityHSRWGermanyAlexander Gerber
Wageningen UniversityWURNetherlandsVincent Blok
Edurne Inigo
Anglia Ruskin UniversityARUUKChris Foulds
Monica Racovita
National Research CouncilCNRItalyFernando Ferri
Patrizia Grifoni
FraunhoferFraunGermanyLouisa Grabner
Universitiet van AmsterdamCEDLA-UVANetherlandsFabio de Castro
Dublin City UniversityDCUIrelandPadraig Murphy
University of MadridUPMSpainInes Sanchez de Madariaga
Inés Novella Abril
University of VilniusVULithuaniaRaminta Pučėtaitė
Aurelija Novelskaite
Centar ZA Promociju NaukeCPNSerbiaBojan Kenig
Lale Eric Dobrivoje
Future EarthFE/CNRSFranceMariela Antonakopoulou
Erasmus University RotterdamEURNetherlandsHub Zwart

Advisory Board & Gender Commitee

Advisory Board

Member NameInstitution full nameShort NameCountry
Wendy BroadgateFuture EarthFESweden
Mathieu DenisInternational Social Science CouncilISSCFrance
Gal WeissIBM Ireland Limited (IBM Research – Ireland)IBMIreland
Reda CimmpermanResearch Council of LithauniaRCLLithuania
Ganna TolstanovaTaras Shevchenko National University KyivTSNUKUkraine
Ewelina Pabjańczyk-WlazłoEuropean Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior ResearchersEurodocBelgium
Lidia BritoUNESCO Latin AmericaUNESCO LACUruguay
Miyoko WatanabeJapan Science and TechnologyJSTJapan
Peter BrownIrish Research CouncilIRCIreland

Gender Committee

Member NameInstitution full nameShort NameCountry
Aurelija NovelskaiteUniversity of VilniusVULithuania
Caitriona Ni LaoireUniversity College CorkUCCIreland
Ewelina Pabjańczyk-WlazłoThe European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior ResearchersEURODOCBelgium
Rosarii GriffinUniversity College CorkUCCIreland
Inés Novella AbrilUniversity of MadridUPMSpain
Inés Sánchez de MadariagaUniversity of MadridUPMSpain
Juliana Chaves ChaparroUnited Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural OrganizationUNESCOFrance
Carol LinehanUniversity College CorkUCCIreland
Raminta PučėtaitėUniversity of VilniusVULithuania
Silvia VilchesAuburn UniversityAUUSA
Uduak ArchibongUniversity of BradfordUniBradUK

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.