Key Exploitable Results (KERs)

Key Exploitable Results (KERs) of Cool Blue Nordic

— KER1: Market analysis business model canvas for each pilot region based on small-scale, low- or multi-trophic regenerative aquaculture

— KER2: Summary report of pilot-scale regenerative business model tests across the 3 pilot regions with comparison of commercial performance, environmental and sociocultural requirements

— KER3: Regenerative Ocean Farming Manifesto

— KER4: Educational activities (min. 3 short videos, min. 3 lesson materials, min. 3 webinars and online handbook for ocean farmers)

— KER5: Regulatory assessment and policy recommendations targeting relevant authorities and institutions in each pilot region

— KER6: Factsheets on candidate species for low-salinity cultivation in community ocean farms, targeting local authorities and community groups in the pilot regions, followed by a full report and protocol

— KER7: Report on ecosystem services video monitoring and DNA sampling data

— KER8: Report summarising socioeconomic versus ecological impacts of regenerative ocean farming in three pilot regions

— KER9: Project Website and Online Repository

— KER10: Strategic Development Plan for Outscaling Regenerative Ocean Farming

Key Exploitable Results (KERs) of Cool Blue Baltic

— KER1: a Baltic-wide common licensing framework to improve access to space

— KER2: A centralised (crowd)funding mechanism to (co-)finance future ROF initiatives

— KER3: A multi-annual Baltic festival to raise awareness and social acceptance of ROF

— KER4: A data-sharing network to exchange and consolidate monitoring efforts of ROFs

— KER5: An online training platform (OTP) for incipient ocean farmers to learn the basic concepts of ROF

— KER6: An MPA stewardship programme to bring local stakeholders and authorities into closer collaboration and enforce regulation of MPAs in a community-led local development (CLLD) approach