Call for Expressions of Interest to host the Future Earth Coasts International Project Office

Call for Expressions of Interest to host the Future Earth Coasts International Project Office


Call for Expressions of Interest – Extended Deadline
Hosting the International Project Office (IPO) of 
Future Earth Coasts | A Global Research Project of Future Earth

Deadline for Expression of Interest (EoI): 29 July, 2018

Internationally active coastal research institutions that support a multi-disciplinary approach towards the global sustainability agenda are hereby invited to submit an EoI to host the International Project office (IPO) of Future Earth Coasts (FEC), a Global Research Project of Future Earth. The International Project Office (IPO) provides management support for the planning and implementation of FEC activities, coordination between the international networks of FEC scientists, and collaboration with related international projects and programmes. 

Future Earth Coasts is a global coastal knowledge platform to facilitate communities and networks of coastal scholars and practitioners interested in charting new pathways for sustainability in the coastal zones of the Earth through the activities of networks of interest and Working Groups that collectively contribute towards an “Our Coastal Futures” initiative.

Hosting the Future Earth Coasts International Project Office

Hosting the IPO allows for active scientific and strategic collaboration between FEC and scientists at the host institution. Key benefits to the host include increased international exposure, opportunities for new collaborative research in the international domain, high impact scientific publications and policy relevance.

How to respond to this call for Expressions of Interest

Institutes interested in submitting an Expression of Interest should:

  • Introduce the institution(s) (or consortium of institutions in case of co-hosting partnerships). This can be research institute(s), universities, private sector or civil society non-profit organisation, or comparable relevant organisations.
  • Outline the institution’s capability to deliver an International Project Office.
  • Provide a funding plan for necessary for staff and operations.

To respond to this call for Expression of Interest please download the full call and application details here. 

FEC welcomes expressions of interest to host the FEC IPO from 1 January, 2019 ideally for a period of at least 3 years. Expressions of Interest should be emailed to arrive by the 29 July, 2018 at 16:00 (GMT) to Martin Le Tissier, FEC Executive Officer at with subject ‘FEC IPO – New host’.

Interested parties are encouraged to consult the FEC website ( and/or contact the current IPO Executive Officer (Martin Le Tissier, for further details and informal discussions prior to submitting an Expression of Interest.

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