Ecostructure will raise awareness of eco-engineering solutions to the challenge of coastal adaptation to climate change by providing developers and regulators with accessible tools and resources, based on interdisciplinary research in the fields of ecology, engineering and socioeconomics. Ecostructure aims to promote the incorporation of secondary ecological and societal benefits into coastal defence and renewable energy structures, with benefits to the environment, to coastal communities and to the blue and green sectors of the Irish and Welsh economies.


Partner ERDF (€) Total Project Budget (€)
Aberystwyth University
Bangor University
Swansea University
University College Cork
University College Dublin

Location of Activity


  • Carlow
  • Cork
  • Dublin City
  • Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown
  • Fingal
  • Kerry
  • Kildare
  • Kilkenny
  • Meath
  • South Dublin
  • Tipperary
  • Waterford
  • Wexford
  • Wicklow


  • Carmarthenshire
  • Ceredigion
  • Conwy
  • Denbighshire
  • Flintshire
  • Gwynedd
  • Isle of Anglesey
  • Pembrokeshire
  • Swansea
  • Wrexham

Partner Contacts

Name Organisation Email Telephone
Dr Joseph E Ironside Aberystwyth University +44 (0)1970 621518