Strengthening Research and Innovation
ecosystems to address the impact of climate
change in the Pacific
Consolidating Research and Innovation (R&I) ecosystems in the Pacific via multi-stakeholder approaches and knowledge mobilisation on climate change issues for the deployment of R&I networks and sustainable solutions
coastal vulnerability, ocean health and sea level rise
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The project will be organized around Living Labs which will allow the co-construction of innovative solutions by actors from various backgrounds such as research communities, development actors, public policy makers, local businesses and citizens, based on modeling and artificial intelligence, engineering, sensors / observatories, remote sensing, local knowledge.
The RERIPA management unit is based in Fiji where the project has recruited a project manager and an administrative and financial manager to support the scientific coordination provided by IRD.
Four calls for proposal will allow to solicit partners to contribute to:
- 1 – Mapping the R&I network of small Pacific island countries and their strategies
- 2 – Strengthening the R&I skills of small island countries in the Pacific
- 3 – Building multi-actor Living Labs
- 4 – Support to the innovation process and to the solutions resulting from the Living Labs