The transnational research and development programme BONUS pools research activities between EU Member States in the Baltic Sea region.
BONUS advances the development of innovative solutions by strengthening cross-border cooperation in the area of environmental research in the Baltic Sea region. The long-term environmental management of the Baltic Sea area shall be based on extensive knowledge coming from multidisciplinary research. To this end, BONUS publishes calls for competitive proposals and promotes its strategic research agenda through projects of high quality and relevance. Its members jointly finance BONUS, the national research funding institutions in the eight participating EU-Member States around the Baltic Sea, and the EU research funding programme. Funds that amount to 100 million Euros are made available for the period 2011 – 2017. Since 2014, REM Consult has been responsible for financial management of several BONUS projects.