WG1 : Identifying how seaweeds become REPRODUCTIVELY PROFICIENT : Leader and Vice-leader : Dr Juliet Coates (UK) and Dr Annette Bruhn (DK)
WG2 : Defining mechanisms of FERTILISATION AND EMBRYOGENESIS : Leader and Vice-leader : Prof Olivier De Clerck (BE) and Dr Maeve Edwards (IE)
WG3: Studying the kinetics and morphological principles of ADULT GROWTH : Leader and Vice-leader : Dr Thomas Wichard (GE) and Dr Helena Abreu (PT)
WG4 : Developing TECHNICAL TOOLS to drive Tasks 1-3 : Leader and Vice-leader : Prof Christos Katsaros (HL) and Dr Rita Araujo (PT)
This will be achieved via WORKSHOPS, SHORT-TERM SCIENTIFIC MISSIONS (STSM Coordinator : Dr Maria Maack, IL) , TRAINING SCHOOLS and Symposia, and deployment of communication tools optimising the transfer from basic research to innovation (Dissemination Coordinator : Dr Susan Holdt, DK).