Introducing EXPER

EXPER – ‘Excellent peripheries for a strong European Research Area’ is a Coordination and Support Action financed by Horizon Europe. It aims at the institutional transformation of two universities from EU Outermost Regions – the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Canary Islands, Spain) and University of Azores (Azores, Portugal). Both universities will learn through capacity building and international cooperation from the leading Universities of Rostock (Germany) and Calabria (Italy).

Supporting research and innovation excellence

The ultimate purpose of the EXPER project is to enhance the scientific excellence and innovation capacity of the partnering universities and their role as drivers of economic and social transformation in their territories, with a focus on research fields addressing challenges and opportunities offered by the green, blue and circular economy.


From Oct. 22 to Mar. 25






Grant Agreement Number:

Funding Scheme Horizon Europe:
HORIZON-WIDERA: Widening participation and strengthening the European Research Area

Total Budget:
€ 1 975 312.50

EU Financial Contribution:

Start Date:
October 2022

30 months

University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria



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5 days ago

👉Today, ULPGC representatives gathered online for a workshop focused on advancing the Individual Strategy of ULPGC, setting the stage for innovative strides in research, education, and societal impact.🔗 Dive into the details and discover how ULPGC is shaping its future trajectory: exper-project.eu/ulpgc-advances-individual-strategy-within-the-exper-project/#stayinformed #higheredinnovation #ulpgcjourney #EXPEREU ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

🔵Today, the EXPER Project took centre stage at the "Horizon Europe Programme: Opportunities for the Outermost Regions" online event! Presented by Sebastian Lopez, Director of Innovation at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the EXPER Project is set to enhance research and education in EU Outermost Regions. 🎯Outermost Regions, with their unique potential, are untapped treasures for innovation in biodiversity, renewable energies, and space sciences. Despite challenges, Horizon Europe stands as a beacon of support, providing funding and collaboration opportunities to unlock their full potential.👥 Let's amplify the impact of EXPER together! Read more at: exper-project.eu/horizon-europe-showcases-the-exper-project-for-institutional-transformation-in-e... #EXPEREU #OutermostRegions #HorizonEurope #Innovation -Fundación Canaria Parque Científico Tecnológico de la ULPGC, SPEGC, TERINOV , Consulta Europa , Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias - ITC.GobCan , InUAc , Liaison Office - Technology Transfer Office of Università della Calabria , Zentrum für Entrepreneurship - ZfE , Universidade dos Açores , Universität Rostock , Università Della Calabria , ULPGC ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

📢 Missed our recent workshop on Good Practices from European Universities Alliances? 🎓Last month, we hosted a webinar where we dived into successful strategies and approaches within European University Alliances. 🌍👉Watch the full workshop here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsqUVQ75pfI&t=1331s #EXPEREU #HigherEducation #EuropeanAlliances #WatchNow ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

🔵Today, the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria embarked on a promising journey within the framework of the EXPER Project's co-design methodology.ULPGC had the chance to chart a course for the development of their distinct individual strategy. This initiative aims to engage the internal university stakeholders, pooling their insights and expertise to bolster their strategy under the EXPER Project, all in line with our pillars:✅ Excellent and Responsible Research✅ Strengthening Attractiveness✅ Cooperation with Ecosystem ActorsWe're excited about the path ahead and the collaborative efforts that will help us achieve our project's goals. Read more at: exper-project.eu/university-of-las-palmas-de-gran-canaria-embarks-on-a-visionary-journey-with-the-e#ULPGCr#EXPEREU##StrategicDevelopmente#TogetherWeAchievegetheFundación Canaria Parque Científico Tecnológico de la ULPGCico dSPEGCULPGCTERINOVEGC Consulta EuropaConsInstituto Tecnológico de Canarias - ITC.GobCanasInUAcC.GLiaison Office - Technology Transfer Office of Università della Calabria deZentrum für Entrepreneurship - ZfEeneUniversidade dos AçoresdadeUniversität RostockersiUniversità della Calabria deULPGCalabria , ULPGC ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

🌐 Exciting times at the EXPER Project! 🔵Our consortium met on São Miguel Island for two days of game-changing discussions about the project.👉Find out what we've been up to and the impactful steps we're taking. Read more here: exper-project.eu/exper-project-consortium-meets-on-sao-miguel-island-to-advance-research-and-collab#EXPEREU#euaP#ScientificExcellenceE#innovationI#highereducationreduFundación Canaria Parque Científico Tecnológico de la ULPGCe laSPEGCC ,TERINOV , TEConsulta Europalta EuInstituto Tecnológico de Canarias - ITC.GobCanITCInUAcan ,Liaison Office - Technology Transfer Office of Università della Calabriaa CaZentrum für Entrepreneurship - ZfEshiUniversidade dos AçoresdosUniversität Rostockät Università della Calabriaa CaULPGCa , ULPGC ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

🌊 Today, the EXPER project partners are gathered on the Ponta Delgada island. We're excited to come together to learn more about the activities carried out so far and to chart our course for the future under our consortium. 📚🔬A special shoutout to the University of the Azores for opening their doors and providing a warm welcome to our team. We're honored to be hosted by this esteemed institution as we explore new horizons in the realm of scientific excellence. 🔍Stay tuned for updates on the amazing work being done, not just on this vibrant island but also across the consortium's various partners, including ULPGC in Las Palmas. 🌐Let's keep pushing the boundaries of knowledge and di#ScientificExcellenceS#wideningheisl#UAçe#azoresi#ULPGC #laspalmase#EXPEREU #LFundación Canaria Parque Científico Tecnológico de la ULPGCnológSPEGCe la UTERINOV, SPConsulta EuropaV , Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias - ITC.GobCananaInUAc- ITCLiaison Office - Technology Transfer Office of Università della CalabriarsiZentrum für Entrepreneurship - ZfEtreUniversidade dos AçoresversUniversität Rostock UniUniversità della CalabriarsitULPGCla Calabria , ULPGC ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

🔵Today, we had the privilege of being interviewed by Radio Las Palmasabout the EXPER Project.👏Grateful for the opportunity!-#EXPEREU #knowledgetransfer #laspalmas #canaryislands #azores ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

🚀The EXPER project participated in Macaronight Açores 2023, alongside our colleague and project member, Emanuel Mendonça! 🌌Macaronight is part of the European Researchers' Night initiative, aiming to make science and technology accessible to all ages while highlighting the importance of preserving our oceans and aquatic resources. 👉Learn more about the project at www.exper-project#MacaroNightEUg#EUMissionss#ern23E#EXPEREUP#highereducationa#CollaborationSuccessccesFundación Canaria Parque Científico Tecnológico de la ULPGCULPGSPEGCSPEGCTERINOVRINOVConsulta EuropauropInstituto Tecnológico de Canarias - ITC.GobCanobCaInUAcInUALiaison Office - Technology Transfer Office of Università della CalabriaabZentrum für Entrepreneurship - ZfE- ZUniversidade dos AçoresçorUniversität RostockstoUniversità della CalabriaabrULPGCULPGC ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

🚀 Join the Macaronight 2023!🌟 On September 29th, dive into a world of hands-on experiments, engaging talks, immersive workshops, and more, as we unite science across the Macaronesia region!🌐 Learn more at macaronight.eu📍 Locations: Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Azores, Madeira📅 Date: September 29th#MacaroNightEU #EUMissions #ern23 ... See MoreSee Less
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