HELCOM is an intergovernmental organisation (IGO) and a regional sea convention in the Baltic Sea area. HELCOM was established in 1974 to protect the marine environment of the Baltic Sea from all sources of pollution.

The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) is an intergovernmental marine science organization, meeting societal needs for impartial evidence on the state and sustainable use of our seas and oceans.

The Latvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology (LHEI, from its initials in Latvian) is a research institute dedicated to the ecology of and environmental problems in the Baltic Sea, mainly focussing on the Latvian sea area.

SMHI, the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, is an expert authority with a global outlook and a vital mission to forecast changes in weather, water and climate.

Founded in 2011 and headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Spatineo provides expert consultancy and SaaS-solutions on spatial web services and infrastructure.

Stockholm University makes knowledge accessible to everyone through active participation in society. The university collaborates with partners nationally and internationally and participates in both teaching and research networks.

SYKE is the Finnish Environment Institute and has seven main focus areas: Freshwater, Marine research, Biodiversity, Consumption and production, Environmental policy, Data and information, and Laboratory centres.

The Baltic Data Flows project is co-financed by the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) of the European Union. The CEF is a key EU funding instrument to promote growth, jobs and competitiveness through targeted infrastructure investment at the European level.