Project ID 549GLO2013

The objective of "OPEn-air laboRAtories for Nature baseD solUtions to Manage environmental risks" (OPERANDUM) is to reduce multi-hazard hydro-meteorological risks through co-designed, co-developed, deployed, tested and demonstrated innovative green and blue/grey/hybrid Nature-based solutions. OPERANDUM is based on open-air laboratories, a new concept that expands the Living Labs to a wider vision for natural and rural areas.

  • On-going

USD 770,042

Total Project Budget

USD 672,254

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2018.05.25
End Date 2022.12.31

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation

Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
European Commission/Directorate-General for Research and Innovation
European Union (EU)

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Natural sciences
Outcome 3 - Enhance knowledge for climate action, biodiversity, water and ocean management, and disaster risk reduction Output: 3.SC1 - Inclusive knowledge and capacities of Member States strengthened to advance and apply science for sustainable management of natural resources, ecosystem and biodiversity conservation and restoration, and disaster risk resilience
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 100%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 5%
  • Youth | 5%