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Profile of registrant

Baltic Organisations' Network for Funding Science EEIG

Identification number in the register: 5262976881-39
Registration date: 29/12/08 08:51:52

The information on this organisation was last modified on 17/12/13 09:39:48
The date of the last annual update was 17/12/13 09:39:48

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Baltic Organisations' Network for Funding Science EEIG
Legal status: European Economic Interest Grouping
Website address:


Section: IV - Think tanks, research and academic institutions
and more precisely: Academic institutions

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Ms  Kaisa Kononen
Position: Executive Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Kaisa Kononen
Position: Executive Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 6 Hakaniemenranta 
Helsinki 00530
Telephone number: (+358) 405811189
Fax number: (+358) 947800044
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The main objective of the BONUS EEIG is the implementation of a Joint Baltic Sea Research Programme, BONUS, under Article 185 (169) of the EC Treaty. The programme will be funded jointly by the EU and all members and associated members of the EEIG as well as other donors.

BONUS EEIG activities include:

1. Calls to the scientific community that will each refer to specified topics originating strategically from the BONUS Science Plan and Implementation Strategy .
2. Conferences and workshops linked to networking and coordinating the region’s nationally funded research.
3. Synthesizing and disseminating research outputs for better bridging the gap between science and users.
4. Educating and training new generations of young scientists.
5. Ensuring the development, visibility and sustainability of the Joint Baltic Sea Research Programme and promoting the transfer of its achievements to other European regional seas.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 6
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

The strategic phase of implementing BONUS Art 185: ex-ante assessment, implementation modalities, planning the 1st call of BONUS programme.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Transport


Total number of members that are natural persons: 0
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Total budget: 835,401
of which public financing: 835,401
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources: 576,279
- from local/regional sources:
EU : 259,122
from other sources:
- donations:
- contributions from members:
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.