Entries by Luis Lopes

La Palma Research Centre to take part in a new EIT-funded project for boosting entrepreneurship in Europe

We are happy to announce that LPRC will be taking part in a new project called INCORE. The project aims to boost innovation and entrepreneurial capacity in higher education institutions in Europe’s Outermost Regions by seizing region-specific contextual and business opportunities. The project will receive funding from the EIT’s HEI Initiative: Innovation Capacity Building for […]

FUTOR project kick-off

FUTOR – Fostering Futures Thinking in Europe’s Outermost Regions with the help of Digital Art – is the most recent project awarded to La Palma Research Centre, which is the project coordinator. This ERASMUS+ project is an initiative aimed at adolescent learners from the Outermost Regions of the European Union, in a very unique initiative. […]

AGEO presented at the “Future of Science Communication Conference”

The Future of Science Communication Conference was held on the 24 and 25 June, online. The conference brought together European actors from research and practice of science communication. And LPRC joined to learn and share its views on science communication. For this event, the LPRC team took the chance to present AGEO. This INTERREG Atlantic […]

LPRC presents its work during INTERMIN’s Final Conference

The INTERMIN project held its Final Conference on the 22nd of June 2021. The project, set to finish this June, worked on the creation of a network of raw materials training centres. The final meeting had three main components: 1) presentations of the work done in each Work Package, 2) presentations by project representatives of […]

LPRC contributes to the MOBI-US Training event – Part 1

The MOBI-US project has reached one more important milestone on the 18th of June 2021: the successful conclusion of MOBI-US Training event, Part 1. The objective of this online meeting was to gather representatives of other faculties and universities that offer raw materials-related higher education programs – from the ESEE region – to present some […]

MOBI-US project – Join the Training Staff event!

On the 18th June 2021 the MOBI-US project will host a training event – online – specially dedicated to representatives of faculties and universities in the ESEE (East & South-East Europe) region that offer raw materials-related master’s programs. The main purpose of the first part of the training is to transfer the knowledge and experiences […]

LPRC joins the Baseload Capital Online Seminar #3: Geothermal and Risks (part 2)

Drilling risks The key to the economies of scale in geothermal is to reduce uncertainty whilst drilling linked to poorly known geology. On average, 66% of deep geothermal drillings are successful. This low rate can be explained by the uncertainty of geothermal drilling. A profitable geothermal field, on paper, may not translate to real profitable […]

LPRC joins the Baseload Capital Online Seminar #3: Geothermal and Risks (part 1)

On the 3rd June 2021, Baseload Capital (Swedish investment bank specialised in sustainable energy) hosted its 3rd online seminar session of the year, this time on risks within the geothermal industry. Specifically, the day’s session tackled risks across various inter-linked topics: environmental risks, drilling and social acceptance. Environmental risks Environmental risks although real can be […]

LPRC at #vEGU21 – overview

La Palma Research Centre took part at this year’s EGU General Assembly, an online event, where it presented six projects where it is involved in. For this year, EGU2021 worked differently: presenters had the chance to briefly present their research/project in 2 minutes. After this, presenters were divided between breakout rooms where discussion with the […]