Europlanet 2024 Research Infrastructure

Europlanet 2024 Research Infrastructure

Supporting planetary science in Europe

The Europlanet 2024 Research Infrastructure (RI) provides free access to the world’s largest collection of planetary simulation and analysis facilities, data services and tools, a ground-based observational network and programme of community support activities.

The Europlanet 2024 RI consortium is led by the University of Kent, UK, and has over 50 beneficiary institutions from 21 countries in Europe and around the world, with a further 44 affiliated partners.

The project is funded through the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme and runs for four years from February 2020 until July 2024.

Europlanet 2024 RI provides:

  • Transnational Access to over 40 laboratories and five field sites in Europe and around the world.
  • Virtual Access to services and tools.
  • Networking activities to support the community
  • Coordinated observations in support of planetary research through the Europlanet Telescope Network.

Find out more at the Europlanet 2024 RI website.

Project background.

Europlanet 2024 RI has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 871149.

Jupiter images obtained at Pic du Midi show the global state of Jupiter’s atmosphere providing context to the time gaps between observations run by the Juno mission and are the basis for long-term studies. Credit: E. Kraaikamp/ D. Peach/ F. Colas / M. Delcroix / R. Hueso/ C. Sprianu / G. Therin / Pic du Midi Observatory (OMP-IRAP) / Paris Observatory (IMCCE / LESIA) / CNRS (PNP) / Europlanet 2020 RI / S2P
Jupiter images obtained at Pic du Midi show the global state of Jupiter’s atmosphere providing context to the time gaps between observations run by the Juno mission and are the basis for long-term studies. Credit: E. Kraaikamp/ D. Peach/ F. Colas / M. Delcroix / R. Hueso/ C. Sprianu / G. Therin / Pic du Midi Observatory (OMP-IRAP) / Paris Observatory (IMCCE / LESIA) / CNRS (PNP) / Europlanet 2020 RI / S2P

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