The general research strategy is structured in the 8 work packages (WP) that are described in the figure below.
WP1: Participatory process in demonstration sites consists of the management of the MSDP and the Living Labs in four countries to shape the solutions to be built within the WEMED infrastructure and to develop guidelines of assessment in social/political aspects.
WP2: Water efficiency and soil conservation solutions consists of the demonstration of new web apps co-created with end-users in cases studies (based on remote sensing) and the improvement and demonstration of innovative irrigation and water management models in France (OPTIRRIG), Tunisia (combined use of OPTIRRIG and WEAP) and Spain.
WP3: Wastewater reuse solutions consists of the implementation of wastewater reuse and demonstration of the SSP-SA tool co-created with end-users in Spain and Lebanon
WP4: Climate adaptation solutions consists of the production of relevant indicators for the improvement of long-term planning and the demonstration of operational solutions to enhance resilience to extreme climate events in the four cases.
WP5: WEMED infrastructure for co-creation consists of the development of the platform to share and adapt key research results for IWRM and the delivery of web applications. WEMED will be the central point of exchange between all the WPs, the project partners, and the innovators in all the Mediterranean Region, facilitated by MedYWat (Mediterranean Youth for Water).
WP6: Exploitation consists in ensuring that the project results are effectively used by business partners, policymakers and researchers. Activities include the realization of the exploitation plan at an early stage (intellectual property management, market studies) and the exchanges with potential users (capacity building and specific training).
WP7: Communication and dissemination. Specific activities will concern the training of end-users and the links with similar initiatives and networks.
WP8: Management consists of the management of the project, considering administrative issues, quality checks of the project deliverables, and the fulfillment of the project's objectives.