NEWS

Our latest news about everything AIR Centre is involved.

New Project: LABPLAS

LABPLAS is a H2020 project focused on detecting plastics in the environment: understanding the sources, transport, distribution and impacts of plastics pollution.

EuroGEO Webinar 2020

The 14th edition of the EuroGEO workshop, scheduled for June 2020 in Paris, has been postponed to 2021 due to the current global health situation. However, 14th edition organisers will still host a virtual event on June 8th to bring the community together.

Survey on COVID 19 impacts on aquaculture

The project is conducted by the University of Palermo, Department of Earth and Sea Science (DISTEM), Laboratory of Ecology, on the effects of the coronavirus COVID-19 on aquaculture.

BlueTech Global Connect (BGC) webinar series

TMA BlueTech launches the BlueTech Global Connect (BGC) monthly webinar series beginning on April 16th, 2020. These webinars aims to connect with innovative BlueTech companies looking globally for individuals and organisations to help them expand.

2020 UN Ocean Conference

The Ocean Conference, co-hosted by the Governments of Kenya and Portugal, comes at a critical time as the world is strengthening its efforts to mobilize, create and drive solutions to realize the 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

Workshop: Discovering exploratory EO use-cases in the Atlantic

The AIR Center, in collaboration with the Regional Government of the Azores, organised on December 9th and 10th, at the Science and Technology Park (TERINOV) in Terra Chã, Terceira Island, the Discovering Use Cases for Exploratory Earth Observation in the Atlantic workshop.

All-Atlantic Ocean Research Forum

The All-Atlantic Ocean Research Forum held on 6-7 February 2020 in Brussels, gathered political and community leaders, researchers, industry, Youth Ambassadors, and inspirational speakers from along and across the Atlantic Ocean, from the Arctic to Antarctica, to showcase the results of cooperation and their impact on the citizens living on the shores of the Atlantic.

Technology and Innovation Expo’2019

The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology of Nigeria organized on January 14-18 at Michael Okpara Square in Engu, the 3rd edition of the Technology and Innovation Expo focused on the role of Science, Technology and Innovation for Economic Recovery and Sustainable Growth.

G-STIC 2019

This year’s G-STIC was the key meeting place and global platform for market-ready integrated technological solutions aiming to contribute to the achievement of the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals). Starting in 2017 with a conference attended by more than 1000 participants, this year’s edition took place from the 20th to the 22nd November and attracted a larger crowd.

Setting sail to solve plastic pollution, the eXXpedition project

“We don’t need more data to prove we’ve got a problem, we just need to solve it.” Is the statement made by Emily Penn, an ocean advocate and skipper who has been working on the plastics issue for the last 12 years. Following the very same issue, in 2014 Emily co-founded eXXpedition. She is the mission director of the current voyage, Round the World, a 2-year voyage which started on 7th October 2019 and will continue to April 2021, counting on 300 women sailing 38000 nautical miles divided into 30 legs.