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Institutional interest in LifeWatch ERIC at Transfiere 2021

Transfiere 2021, from 14-15 April in Málaga, Spain was all about sharing scientific, technological and innovation knowledge to promote innovation and connect science and business. The perfect forum, in fact for LifeWatch ERIC to show its prowess and competitiveness. LifeWatch ERIC Chief Technology Officer Juan Miguel González-Aranda jointly with st...

VLIZ recruiting marine researcher

The Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) is looking to hire a researcher to join its Marine Observation Centre with immediate start. The ideal candidate would have a PhD in marine sciences (or equivalent) to further LifeWatch Belgium's work in fish tracking research. Valued qualities also include...

New collaborations with Bulgaria and South Africa

As part of LifeWatch ERIC's highly successful involvement in Transfiere 2021 in Málaga on Thursday April 15th 2021, two international bilateral meetings were chaired by Chief Technology Officer and Director of the Common Facility in Spain, Juan Miguel González-Aranda.  The first involved the Deputy Minister of Education and Science from the G...

ERIC Forum elects new Chair F. Colomer

The ERIC Forum is pleased to announce the appointment of Francisco Colomer, Director of JIVE ERIC, as the new Chair of the ERIC Forum.   The new Chair, with the support of members from the Executive Board, will be in charge of the strategic management and planning of the ERIC Forum, strengthening its dialogue and relations with key stake...

Migrating bats to benefit from reinforced tracking system

The new antenna station in the Wenduine water tower, near the popular tourist destination of Ostend on the Flemish North Sea coast, is gathering data to better understand and protect bat migration routes as part of the wider wildlife tracking network known as Motus. Not everyone knows that certain bat species migrate over long ...