Find current research projects in Greenland
ISAAFFIK is the place to go if you need knowledge on current research projects in and around Greenland.
ISAAFFIK is a collaboration between all the universities and research institutions within the Kingdom of Denmark, holding research projects from Greenland, Denmark, and Faroes Islands.
“If you want a complete overview of research projects, you simply go to ISAAFFIK online, and look for specific areas or a certain region in Greenland and find current projects or projects scheduled for next year, says,” Peter Schmidt Mikkelsen, coordinator at ISAAFFIK, the arctic gateway.
ISAAFFIK also invites international research institutions into the collaboration.
See a full list of how to get started with ISAAFFIK right here.
The Arctic is undergoing immense and rapid transformations. Climate change is the driving force increasing the demand for scientific research and cooperation across borders. ISAAFFIK is a bank of research projects and research material. While Arctic Hub is the funnel for all the material to the local community.
“We collect the good stories and put them in a bank. Our hope is that Arctic Hub will pick up the good stories and communicate them to the public,” says Peter Schmidt Mikkelsen.
See a guide on how to sign up for Isaaffik-guide here.
ISAAFFIK already knows what a strong line of allies means. They have a close cooperation with Arctic Command.
“It is quite unusual for the science to have such a close collaboration with the military, but the distance in Greenland is enormous. We have some huge areas and regions, which is very difficult to access,” says Peter Schmidt Mikkelsen.
In certain areas, only military ships are approaching. Since they are going anyway, ISAAFFIK and Arctic Command agreed that scientists and researchers could apply for logistic support. And if Arctic Command has space and time to help, researchers can join.
” It has been an enormous success. We started five years ago with a few applicants. This year we have had 50 applicants. And almost all of them have been approved and supported by Arctic Command. It has been a great success, says Peter Schmidt Mikkelsen.