12th LifeWatch ERIC General Assembly

LifeWatch ERIC

Online, 20 December 2021. The 12th General Assembly of LifeWatch ERIC will take place on 12 December 2021. The GA will go ahead online, in accordance with COVID-19 health guidelines. Its members will be advised of joining instructions.

European Researchers’ Night

European Researchers' Night

Seville, Spain, 24 September 2021. LifeWatch ERIC CEO Dr Arvanitidis and CTO Dr González-Aranda will explain the SUMHAL Project alongside Andalusian Delegate of CSIC, Dr Paneque, in the “LifeWatch” area of Plaza de San Francisco at 19:00 CEST. Check out the European Commission’s page on the European Researchers’ Night to see what is going on near you!

LifeWatch Biodiversity Day 2021

LifeWatch Biodiversity Day

Ghent, Belgium, 28 October 2021.

Venue: VAC (Virginie Lovelinggebouw), Koningin Maria Hendrikaplein 70, 9000 Ghent, Belgium.

Join us on 28 October 2021 for the first LifeWatch Biodiversity Day, a new inspiring event on biodiversity. This year’s theme is biologging and camera trapping: a technology that changed the world of animal research. #LifeWatchBD21

Please see the LifeWatch Belgium website for further information.

XXX° Rassegna del mare | 30th Festival of the Sea

Rassegna del mare 2021

Gallipoli, Italy, 21–24 October 2021. The 30th edition of the Festival of the Sea (XXX° Rassegna del mare), “Recognition & protection of the sea and marine resource management” will be held in the Sala Ennagonale of Gallipoli’s Castello Angioino at the end of October, featuring presentations from LifeWatch ERIC staff.

Smart Agrifood Summit

SmartAgrifood Event

Malaga, Spain, 30 September-1 October 2021.

The Smart Agrifood Summit – #Agrifood21 – is an industry-leading event for the creation of innovative ecosystems within the European agrifood sector.



Malaga, Spain, 29-30 September 2021.

Companies, professionals, institutions and public administrations focused on the projection of sustainability and smart cities will be attending #GreencitiesMLG & #SMoving21. Event website.

ESFRI Days 2021


Ljubljana, Slovenia, 6-8 December 2021. ESFRI is organising the ESFRI Days, scheduled to take place on 6, 7 and 8 December 2021, in Ljubljana, Slovenia.  

In the context of the three-day event hosted by the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU, the 78th ESFRI Forum Meeting and the Roadmap 2021 Launch event. Please note that the 1st ESFRI Stakeholders Forum Meeting has been delayed until further notice.

For more information and registration, please visit the event webpages:

– 78th ESFRI Forum Meeting (6-7.12.2021)
– Roadmap 2021 Launch (7.12.2021)

9th LifeWatch ERIC General Assembly

LifeWatch ERIC

Online, 8 July 2021. The 9th General Assembly of LifeWatch ERIC will take place on 8 July 2021. The GA will go ahead online, in accordance with Covid-19 health guidelines. Its members will be advised of joining instructions.

ENVRI Community International School 2021: Services for FAIRness

Services for FAIRness

Online, 27 September – 8 October 2021.

Organised by ENVRI-FAIR and LifeWatch ERIC, the ENVRI Community International School is at its fourth edition, having established itself as an unmissable opportunity to learn about FAIRness in the framework of Research Infrastructures. Having gone into depth on data FAIRness and data management during previous editions, this year the School will focus on Services for FAIRness, from their design to their development and publication.

For further information, regarding the programme, trainers and more, please visite our dedicated minsite.

Do you want to know more about the School?

Check out the previous editions at the following links:

2020 ENVRI Community International Winter School on DATA FAIRness

2019 ENVRI Community International Summer School on DATA FAIRness

2018 ENVRI International Summer School “Data Management in Environmental & Earth Science Infrastructures: Theory & Practice”