Partner 3

Klaipeda University
Klaipeda, Lithaunia
Herkaus Manto g. 8
492294 Klaipeda

Klaipeda University (KU) is a higher education institution and carries out scientific research. KU was founded in 1991. The Department of Ecology is part of the Faculty of Nat. Sciences and Math.. It is responsible for the education and researches in ecology and environment. The unit concentrates on environmental pollution evaluation, coastal zone management, and environmental impact assessment. Life science and entrepreneurship is not yet KU´s priority. KU sees the necessity in international and cross border co-operation and the need in networking with experts in science, administration and business for bio economic development in the region. KU leads comp. 4 and is involved in the comp 3 and 5. KU is active in several EU projects related with air pollution and its impact on citizens health. One of the ongoing project is Genesis, FP7-ICT-2007-2, No 223996, when KU is responsible for identification of relationship between cyanobacteria toxocity and human health.