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

  • Platform for Atlantic Risk Management

  • Resilient Bio-inspired Modular Robotic Miners

  • Planetary RObots Deployed for Assembly and Construction Tasks
  • MSCA for the Macaronesian public to develop careers in sciences.

  • 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.

  • Viable Alternative Mine Operating System.

  • Towards a World Forum on Raw Materials.

  • The Mineral Intelligence Capacity Analysis.

  • Groundwater research inventory and classification to make groundwater visible.

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

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

Where to meet us?

  • Pipebots/UNEXMIN Joint Workshop

    17 October, Amsterdam

    A joint workshop, organised by the UNEXMIN and Pipebots coordinators, will bring together different EU projects to discuss their developments on the robotics field and to create synergetic opportunities.

  • Interreg Atlantic Area annual event 2019

    13 November, Porto

    The annual event will be held in Porto, Portugal, to discuss the actual and future state of the INTERREG programme. LPRC will be represented by Ariadna Ortega, following our participation in the AGEO project.


    18-20 November, Brussels

    The 4th edition of the EU “Raw Materials Week” will be a unique opportunity for the raw materials community to discuss and exchange on all relevant issues: policy, technology, international cooperation, framework conditions, knowledge base etc.