Learn more about EU-PolarNet – The world’s largest consortium of expertise and infrastructure for polar research, representing 22 research institutions from 17 European countries.

White Paper Event

EU-PolarNet will for the first time present the outcome of its white paper workshop at Polar2018 in Davos. The side event themed: "European Key Research Priorities for Both Poles" will take place on Tuesday, 19th June, and give insights to the five transdisciplinary white papers. More information here.

White Paper Summary

Fifty polar experts ranging from senior and early career researchers, representatives from indigenous peoples, industry, policy and NGOs jointly worked on the development of five polar white papers of high societal relevance. The summary of these white papers is now online.

EU-PolarNet Retreat

The EU-PolarNet consortium met for a two-day retreat in Santpoort, Netherlands, to discuss the achievements of the project and the work ahead. One main topic: The Integrated European Polar Research Programme. Join us at conferences and workshops in order to give your input and learn about the current developments.

UArctic Congress

EU-PolarNet will host a session on the Sustainable Development Goals at the second UArctic Congress, which takes place 3rd-7th September in Finland. We also co-convening a session with the EPB on connecting polar research, policy and stakeholders across scales. Learn more about the two sessions.

Sea Ice Stakeholder Workshop

EU-PolarNet co-organised a stakeholder workshop at the Arctic Frontiers 2018 with the aim to engage with a broad range of Arctic stakeholders and to discuss sea ice prediction products and services to end user-specific requirements. Learn more about the outcome.

Swiss Polar Institute

On 18 April 2016, Switzerland announced the creation of the Swiss Polar Institute - intending to have its voice heard and making a contribution in a field in which it already had solid expertise. The SPI is now a cooperation partner of EU-PolarNet, so learn more about the institute here.

The EU Arctic Cluster

The currently funded Horizon 2020 Arctic projects together build the EU Arctic Cluster – a network, which merges the most up-to-date findings on Arctic change and its global implications. Learn more about the cluster's objectives and its participating projects.

Ground of Story: Polar Research - A film by the Parlamentarium

Get to know us

The EU-PolarNet consortium is on YouTube

Curious about the EU-PolarNet consortium members, about why the polar regions matter to Europe and news from our events? Then visit our YouTube channel.

EU-PolarNet has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 652641.