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Biodiversity Next

Naturalis Biodiversity Center in collaboration with the Netherlands Biodiversity Information Facility and in partnership with LifeWatch ERIC, the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF), a new pan-European Research Infrastructure initiative (DiSSCo),  the national resource for digitized information about vouchered n...

Strengthening cooperation between the EU and the Latin American-Caribbean region

Towards sustainable biodiversity and ecosystem management through LifeWatch ERIC   From 25-27 June, representatives of the Working Group on Research Infrastructures met in Doñana and Seville, Spain, in an inter-regional gathering organised by LifeWatch ERIC and promoted by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities and...

First LW ERIC Scientific Community Meeting

The Scientific Community Meeting held in Rome from 27 to 29 May 2019 was designed to bring together the wider LifeWatch ERIC scientific communities of researchers and developers to generate and advance the discussion of the most promising lines of scientific development. In the view of the conference coordinator, Alberto Basset,...

Info day on ERDF for Andalusia Region

LifeWatch ERIC held its open info day on 4 June, 2019, in the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC - the Spanish National Research Council), in Sevilla (Spain), on European Research Development Funds-ERDF-for the Andalusia Region. The focus was on the resources allocated for LifeWatch ERIC on the programme. Thro...

Inaugural address by LifeWatch ERIC CEO

Today is a very humbling day for me. It reminds me of my very first days with LifeWatch, when the idea of such a Research Infrastructure (RI) was conceived and then announced to the marine biodiversity community during the kick-off meeting of the MarBEF Network of Excellence, back in 2004. Like all of you, I was an enthusiast of LifeWatch (LW) RI a...