IMP1: Support the implementation of the G7 Future of the Seas and Oceans initiative, the Paris Climate Agreement, the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, and the needs of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive
IMP2: Achieve at least TRL 6 for ocean observation systems and tools
IMP3: Contribute to regularly measure 50% of biological and biogeochemical EOVs, including in the sea below 2000 m, and predict negative impacts of ocean acidification and other selected stressors to take timely preventive measures, notably to protect aquaculture resources
IMP4: Lay the foundations for and contribute to the sustainable management and protection of marine and coastal ecosystems to avoid significant adverse impacts (UN SDG 14).
IMP5: Increase scientific knowledge, develop research capacity and transfer marine technology, taking into account the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Criteria and Guidelines on the Transfer of Marine Technology, to improve ocean health (UN SDG 14).
IMP6: Improve forecasting of climate changes, weather and ocean conditions to protect human activities, in support of UN SDG 14 and other relevant goals, and of the objectives of related conventions (for example on biodiversity).
IMP7: Shorten the time span between research and innovation and foster economic value in the blue economy
IMP8: Improve the professional skills and competences of those working and being trained to work within the blue economy and in the context of open data sharing.IMP9: Contribute to policy making in research, innovation and technology
IMP 9: Contribute to policy making in research, innovation and technology
IMP10: Increase data sharing and increase integration of data
IMP11: Contribute to determining the distribution and fate of marine litter and micro-plastics