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The CAREX project ended on 30 June 2011 - The content of the CAREX website will no longer be updated. However, upon request, some information can be removed from its content.

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A European platform for research on life in extreme environments

CAREX roadmap for Research on Life in Extreme Environments

The CAREX roadmap for research on life in extreme environments has been released.

This strategic document is the product of foresight activities undertook during the first three years of the project, in particular through the three thematic and the strategic roadmap workshops. It presents a solid scientific consensus from a community of experts studying life in every type of extreme environment. It prioritises four high-level research themes, recommending them as the basis for a future international collaborative research initiative. More and download>>

Experts, projects, infrastructures - The CAREX databases


Are you looking for specific expertise, research partners, information on projects, infrastructures or equipments? CAREX databases are online and active! These databases are easy-to-use, open collaborative tools at the disposal of the scientific community. They have been structured in order to allow the registration of specific profiles and to perform detailed targeted search using well-defined criteria. More>>

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This website is also your website! It is meant at gathering and disseminating any information relevant to research on life in extreme environments (e.g. events, news, job opportunities, funding opportunities). Information can be submitted via the online form.

CAREX is supported by the European Commission Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) under contract no. 211700.