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?

  • Decarbonising cities with geothermal district heating and cooling, and how to finance it

    13th December, Brussels

    Projects GEORISK & HeatNet NWE will host a joint workshop focusing on:

    • Role of local planning in enabling RES investments, notably for heating and cooling
    • Impact of local authorities in enabling the business model of geothermal projects
    • Barriers to deploying geothermal district heating and cooling projects
    • Policy solutions for facilitating deployment of geothermal district heating and cooling
    • Financing geothermal projects

    LPRC will be present to learn more on the state of play of geothermal energy and related projects in Europe.

  • EGU General Assembly 2020

    3-8th May, Vienna

    LPRC will be present at the next EGU General Assembly to showcase some of the European projects where it participates. Both current and new projects will be shown either as a poster presentation or as a talk.