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The European Commission’s annual flagship research and innovation event brings together policymakers, researchers, stakeholders, and the public to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond through key policy debates, funding and networking opportunities, and dedicated workshops.


Knowledge for climate action

The European Climate Research Alliance (ECRA) is an association of 24 leading European research institutions.

News & Events

News CATER Summer School 2024

01 March 2024

We are excited to announce the upcoming 2024 CATER Summer School, the second in a planned series of annual summer schools,

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Event Climate Coffee

01 August 2024
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Event EGU General Assembly 2024

14-19 April 2024

The EGU General Assembly 2024 brings together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary, and space sciences

European Climate Research Alliance What is the ECRA?

ECRA is a bottom up initative launched in 2011 by EU commission, and focusing on the objective to bring together, expand and optimize European expertise in climate research by sharing existing national research capacities and infrastructures.


ECRA’s core activities are represented in four Collaborative Programmes.

Polar Climate Impact

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High Impact Events

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Sea Level Change

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Hydrological Cycle

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ECRA’s member institutions are from nine European countries.

Become a member

You are interested in becoming an ECRA member? ECRA shapes emerging research topics through an efficient network of European research organisations and provides a knowledge base for future mitigation and adaptation measures.

Newsletter & Publications

ECRA Factsheets, White Papers, and Strategy & Work Plans of its four Collaborative Programmes.


ECRA CP Polar 2023

28 November 2023

Uniting Europe’s scientific expertise to address climate changes


ECRA: Collaboration from bottom-up


Sissi Knispel de Acosta

ECRA Secretariat, Executive Secretary


ECRA office Brussels:
Rue du Trône 98
1050 Brussels
Phone: +32 5000 983

ECRA office Karlsruhe:
Hermann-von Helmholtz Platz 1
76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen