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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.

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Our Projects

  • 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?

  • EASME Cluster Event

    Cluster event for ongoing mining projects funded by HORIZON 2020 is organised by EASME.  UNEXMIN and ¡VAMOS! projects will be presented!

  • MIN-GUIDE annual conference

    The MIN-GUIDE Annual Conference 2017 will count with many personnel, organizations and projects focusing on minerals policy. The FORAM project will be presented!

  • UNEXMIN & ¡VAMOS! joint workshop

    The UNEXMIN & ¡VAMOS! projects will organize a joint workshop during the 30th of January, in Bled, Slovenia. The workshop will consist of a plenary meeting and workshops. The LPRC team will have an important contribution: it will develop research roadmap exercises for both projects. The registration is open for everyone interested!