ICRE8 www.icre8.eu is pleased to announce its participation to the CIGESMED project http://www.cigesmed.eu/. CIGESMED, is a multidisciplinary project of fundamental and operational ecology (according to European Directives such as MSFD, WFD, FFHD). It has also an important "citizen science" aspect in its design. The whole consortium will meet at Lesbos 19-22 of May to be prepared to meet new international call for proposals (e.g. H2020, ENPI, INTERREG-MED, Next phase ERA-NETs), addressing the economy, society and law aspects.