Press Releases

View the full archive of International Polar Foundation press releases published since the organisation's founding in 2002.

  • Antarctic Ice Sheet Scientist Awarded €150,000 Fellowship

    Brussels, October 3rd, 2012 - A young German glaciologist was tonight presented with the prestigious €150,000 InBev-Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship [1], by His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium, for his proposal …

  • Belgium’s Antarctic adventure continues

    The International Polar Foundation today welcomed the new impetus given to Belgium’s Polar Secretariat by science policy minister Paul Magnette [1] for research at Princess Elisabeth Station in Antarctica.

  • Report: Arctic Search and Rescue, Environmental Measures Key to Region’s Future

    The need for enhanced Arctic search and rescue (SAR) capabilities and environmental protection measures are among the main messages of the proceedings of the 2011 Arctic Futures Symposium, which also highlights …

  • Princess Elisabeth Antarctica is linked!

    Brussels and Luxembourg – March 5th, 2010 -- The International Polar Foundation (IPF) and global satellite operator SES S.A. (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG), today announced that the …

  • “Zero Emission” Objective Achieved

    We are pleased to announce the handover of the fully functional smart microgrid inside the Princess Elisabeth Station to the International Polar Foundation (IPF). After successful completion of the final …