La Palma Research Centre

LPRC, the La Palma Research Centre for Future Studies SL is an independent, internationally active geoscience think-tank headquartered on Isla la Palma, Spain.

Latest LPRC news

  • International Network of Raw Materials Training Centres

  • An autonomous underwater explorer for flooded mines.

  • Combined Heat Power and Metal extraction from ultra-deep ore bodies.

  • Groundwater research inventory and classification to make groundwater visible.

  • Fostering international cooperation on raw materials with non-EU countries.

  • Viable Alternative Mine Operating System.

  • Concept and methodology for “Mineral deposits of public importance”.

  • The Mineral Intelligence Capacity Analysis.

  • Towards a World Forum on Raw Materials.

Where to meet us?

  • METS 2018, Madrid

    The METS conference and trade show will take place for the first time in Madrid in spring 2018. The event will provide an opportunity for EU and Latin American partners to meet in person to further realize the vision of a mutually beneficial and continuous cooperation in mining and all related sectors.

  • VERAM Final Conference "EU Raw Materials 2050: Roadmap to Success"

    The conference is a great opportunity for R&I organizations, policy makers, national governments, EU institutions and industry representatives working in the raw materials sector to join and discuss the presentation of a common long term 2050 vision and roadmap for relevant raw materials in Europe.