European Low Gravity Research Association

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ELGRA is …

  • a nonprofit international society of multidisciplinary character
  • devoted to the promotion of European research in microgravity, simulated microgravity and hypergravity conditions
  • a platform for all scientists interested in life and physical sciences in space

ELGRA aims …

  • to represent and strengthen the scientific community of altered gravity research
  • to involve young people in research on these topics by educational programs

ELGRA acts…

  • organizing scientific symposia and courses.
  • co-operating with institutions and agencies in the organization of scientific events
  • spreading information about announcement of opportunities (AO), new platforms and space policy to the members.
  • supporting students and young scientists at scientific meetings, and via grants and educational programs from ESA.

ELGRA members are…

  •  individuals engaged in science under altered gravity conditionsAll Pages
  • scientific institutions or companies, with interests in altered gravity research

ELGRA is managed …

  •  by the General Assembly of the members, which meets every two years
  • by a Management Committee (President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and four additional members), elected by the General Assembly, with equilibrated composition between Life and Physical Sciences and representing a fair geographical distribution

ELGRA is especially committed with students and young scientists…

  • accepting student members exempt from paying any membership fee
  • providing them financial support to attend meetings and courses
  • organizing a student contest and a student session in ELGRA meetings across Europe