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2019 Talentia Award

LifeWatch ERIC was honoured at the 2019 Talentia Awards in Seville on 18 December for its significant contribution to the environment and society's well-being. The European science and technology infrastructure for biodiversity and ecosystem research received the award for its provision of the essential technological tools to advance and promote re...

LifeWatch Belgium Users & Stakeholders Meeting

LifeWatch Belgium: a highly innovative infrastructure for biodiversity research The second edition of the LifeWatch.be Users & Stakeholders meeting was organised at the Royal Belgium Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS) in Brussels to report on progress, on 19 November, 2019. This event was open to all users and stakeholders connected with th...

Round Table COP25

The 25th UN Climate Change Conference, originally planned for Chile, is taking place in Madrid, Spain, 2-13 December, 2019.  LifeWatch ERIC Chief Technical Officer, Juan Miguel González-Aranda and Francisco Hernández, Coordinator of LifeWatch Belgium, presented on Tuesday 10 December to the Round Table COP25: Opportunities & Challenges and...

II Dahlem-Type Workshop

The LifeWatch ERIC Internal Joint Initiative was launched in October 2019 to design and construct a Virtual Research Environment capable of processing and modelling available data on one of the planet's most burning biodiversity issues, the proliferation of Non-indigenous and Invasive Species (NIS), in order to help mitigate their impacts.  D...

EU-CELAC Working Party

The 3rd Policy Workshop, the 4th WG meeting of the EU-LAC Working Group on Research Infrastructures in San José, Costa Rica, 27-28 November 2019, was dedicated to the Governance of Research Infrastructures under the perspective of scientific collaboration between Europe and Latin American and Caribbean countries. LifeWatch ERIC Chief Technical Off...