Expected outcome 1:

 Reduced pollution from litter, plastics and microplastics in European rivers

Expected outcome 2:

 Accelerated uptake of innovative solutions to prevent and minimize pollution of rivers by litter, plastics and microplastics

Expected outcome 3:

Effective monitoring of litter, plastics and microplastics in freshwaters to implement the Water Framework Directive and Marine Strategy Framework Directive

Expected outcome 4:

Reduction by at least 50% plastic litter at sea and by at least 30% microplastics released into the environment

Expected outcome 5:

Contribution to the Mission’s Digital Ocean and Water Knowledge system through marine observations and open data and knowledge sharing