5.2 Marine and Coastal Management: Pre-Application Support

PEACEPLUS Programme - Investment Area 5.2 Marine and Coastal Management

Belfast Metropolitan College, 7 Queens Road, Belfast, BT3 9DT

Programme (DS)
Investment Area

Prior to the funding call to the new PEACEPLUS Programme opening, the SEUPB is holding a pre-application support workshop under Investment Area (IA) 5.2 Marine and Coastal Management.

Overview of Investment Area 5.2

The objective of this IA will “to promote climate change adaptation and sustainable marine and coastal management.’’

It will result in improved knowledge and management of the transboundary marine environment and a programme area which is more resilient and responsive to climate change and threats from human activities.

The SEUPB anticipates that a funding call for this Investment Area will open in late 2023. In advance of the funding call, this workshop will provide preliminary guidance to help potential applicants build their project, programme knowledge, and capacity so that they are best placed to make quality applications, with a strong focus on outcomes that meet programme targets and the overarching aim of Peace and Prosperity.

An indicative budget allocation has been set at €24,786,522 million for this Investment Area.


This workshop:

  • Explained the requirements of Area 5.2 and some of the details that are likely to be in the call including: types of project activities expected, area of impact, the outputs for the people concerned;
  • Outlined the key policy areas of relevance in Ireland and Northern Ireland;
  • Outlined the key components of a strong application including EU funding requirements, and project management;
  • Offered a Q&A opportunity for those in attendance;

Workshop Presentation

Investment Area - 5.2 Workshop Presentation

Concept Note

A Concept Note, capturing high-level details of a project idea, closing date for completed forms was 5pm on October 27 2023.

Any organisation interested in becoming a Lead Partner under Investment Area 5.2 may express their interest by completing and returning this Concept Note. The Concept Note does not form part of the formal application process. Instead, it has been put in place to help guide potential applicants to strengthen their application (should they decide to make one) and to help with a smoother project implementation process in the event of funding being awarded.

Recording of workshop

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Potential partners

The following organisations have asked for their details to be included here, feel free to contact them in relation to potentially forming a partnership for this Investment Area of the EU PEACEPLUS Programme.

Organisation Contact
University College Dublin Dr Md Salauddin
Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute Abraham Thomas
Far and Wild Lawrence McBride
National Trust Jade Berman
Pinnacle Growth Group Johnny Tremlett
Ecojustice Ireland Declan Owens
Louth Adventures Shane Reenan
Irish Lights Clodagh Hanratty
AFBI NI Fiona McElroy
Belfast City Council Debbie Caldwell
Galway Atlantaquaria Maria Vittoria Marra
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council Lisa Kirkwood
Seas The Opportunity fiona trappe
Ulster University Prof Joan Condell
afbi Mary sarah Stewart

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