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.

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.

First policy briefing in Brussels

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

6th EU-PolarNet Newsletter

EU-PolarNet has entered its third year. Read in the newsletter what the consortium has been up to so far this year and which "premieres" we are looking forward to. Find out!Newsletter 01/2017

Polar research in Austria

Did you know that Austria has a long-standing tradition in polar research? Learn more about this rather large polar community in the centre of Europe.

Public EU-PolarNet deliverables

From a compilation of prioritised objectives in polar research, to a stakeholder map and a European infrastructure catalogue - the list of public EU-PolarNet deliverables is broad and divers. Have a look at our published work!

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

9th International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences: People and Place

Date: 8th - 12th June 2017
Location: Umeå, Sweden

EU-PolarNet chairs two sessions:

  • 17.1 Stakeholder engagement: moving from quantity to more quality (8th June, 10:30-13:00)
  • 17.7 Incorporation of Social Science and Humanities in large EU projects (10th June, 13:30-15:00)

Survey on access to data: Legal and regulatory framework

One of the work packages in EU-PolarNet is 'Infrastructures, Facilities, and Data', and this work package will provide data management recommendations for polar research data systems and infrastructures. A survey will provide an overview of the legal, regulatory and, if possible, contractual rules that currently frame access to the data. Click here to fill in the survey.

EU-PolarNet

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