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.

EU-PolarNet Townhall Event

EU-PolarNet hosted a major Townhall Event in Brussels, themed "Towards the 1.5°C climate goal - Contributions of Polar Research". The objective was to explore how future polar research can contribute to the "1.5°C target". Watch the talks and panels here.

Second Stakeholder Workshop

The second AMAP/EU-PolarNet stakeholder workshop on "Research Needs on Arctic Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services" took place during the ICES Annual Science Conference in Riga. Read on.

Breakout Session at Arctic Circle

EU-PolarNet and ICE-ARC organised a joint breakout session at this year's Arcic Circle on "The Future of Arctic Shipping Under IPCC Climate Scenarios". Further information.

EU-PolarNet starts into its second year

One year into the project and four years to go, the second EU-PolarNet General Assembly was a timely occasion to both look back at what has been achieved so far and to look ahead towards upcoming tasks and challenges. Read more..

Polar research in Portugal

Maria Teresa Cabrita and Gonçalo Vieira present the milestones, drivers and current initiatives of Portuguese polar research in this overview.

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.

Upcoming Events

18th November 2016

Joint side event at the COP22 in Marrakesh with ICE-ARC on "Arctic change and its implications for global risk".

30th Nov - 2nd Dec 2016

Session at the World Ocean Council Summit in Rotterdam on "Polar Science/Industry Collaboration for Sustainable Development".


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