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What is Euraqua?

Participants to the Management Board Meeting in Dublin, October 2017

EurAqua is the European Network of Freshwater Research Organisations.

The aim of EurAqua is to contribute substantially to the development of European freshwater science and technology and its dissemination on a European scale.  
EurAqua Partner institutions are leading, generally public, freshwater research institutes in the Member States of the European Union plus Norway. Partners extensively support national policies as well as water businesses. Within the country, EurAqua members are closely connected to other relevant institutions.

Today, EurAqua consists of 26 partner institutes from European countries. For more information on EurAqua and National contacts, please refer to "Contacts".

EurAqua´s Vision and Mission

EurAqua is the leading European network for facilitating improved and coordinated water research, in support of knowledge-based water management and policy.

EurAqua's Vision is to provide European freshwater research, management and policy development with the capacity, knowledge and understanding to restore, protect and develop European freshwaters for the benefits of biodiversity, society, and sustainable economies.

As the European network of freshwater research organisations, EurAqua’s Mission is to promote freshwater sustainability by:

  1. providing leadership in coordinating efforts to understand European freshwater challenges
  2. helping to understand the impacts of climate change on freshwater systems and the steps needed to develop solutions to combat those impacts
  3. building a scientific platform for freshwater policy development and decision making; and
  4. facilitating dialogue between the scientific community and regulatory bodies for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.

EurAqua Powerpoint 2023 Pdf, 4.8 MB.

EurAqua Brochure 2019 Pdf, 2.4 MB.

EurAqua Powerpoint 2019 Powerpoint, 1.3 MB.

EurAqua Brochure 2015 [.pdf] Pdf, 325.6 kB.

EurAqua Powerpoint 2014 [.ppt] Pdf, 323.3 kB.