From 16 to 18 of January 2017 a joint meeting between the two sister Horizon2020 projects SWOS ( and ECOPOTENTIAL ( will take place at the Research Institute for the conservation of Mediterranean wetlands “Tour du Valat”, in Arles, France. The Institute is located in the heart of the Camargue Regional Park, study site of both projects. Participants from both teams will present the characteristics and the current status of the projects, focusing on research questions and methods used to respond them. The two projects are looking how they can have a scientific collaboration, identifying common fields of interest and concrete actions.
The review of the EU takes place simultaneously for both projects.

During the following days (19 and 20 January) there will be in the same location the ECOPOTENTIAL CCT (Coordination and WP leaders) meeting and Internal workshops of SWOS and ECOPOTENTIAL.