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.

Arctic Circle Assembly 2017

EU-PolarNet, the European Polar Board and INTERACT organise a joint interactive session on "EU Arctic Policy: Science As Catalyst For International Cooperation" at this year's Arctic Circle, Saturday, 14th October from 17:30-19:00. Learn more here.

Successful White Paper Workshop

EU-PolarNet organised a five-day white paper workshop, bringing together 50 polar experts to discuss urgent polar issues of high societal relevance. The output are five truely transdisciplinary topics. Learn more about the workshop and it's outputs here.

Looking into space and beyond

2017 is our year of infrastructure. And so, our newest deliverables include a Survey of existing use of space assets (D3.3) and a Survey of polar commercial infrastructure (D3.4). Download them here - we hope you find the useful.

First policy briefing in Brussels

EU-PolarNet and the European Polar Board co-organised a lunchtime policy briefing on "Breaking records: How high temperatures in the Arctic affect European society - Policy briefing" in Brussels, Belgium. Learn more

Public online survey on research priorities

Where you see challenges and opportunities arising in the Polar Regions, which should be solved by future research? EU-PolarNet held its second public consultation. Results will be available here soon.

EU-PolarNet on YouTube

Meet the EU-PolarNet consortium members on the project's YouTube channel and learn about the importance of the Polar Regions and polar science for Europe. Opens external link in new windowGo to YouTube.

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.

EU-PolarNet Coordinator receives Federal Cross of Merit

AWI Director and EU-PolarNet Coordinator Prof. Dr. Karin Lochte has been awarded the Federal Cross of Merit on August 16 in Berlin. With this honor Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier appreciates the outstanding professional und private work of Karin Lochte.

Call for proposals

SIOS pilot projects call for entry

The call seeks both proposals for analysis of existing data, and proposals for access to the SIOS research infrastructure.
Proposal Deadline: 1 October 2017, 16:00 CET
Total funds available: 2 million NOK

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EU-PolarNet is funded by the European Commission's Horizon 2020 programme. Grant agreement number 652641.