Extreme-E Official website: Extreme-E In August 2021 Kangerlussuaq was home to some of the World’s most genius automobile and mechanical minds: Extreme E, called the “Electric Odysee” which is a new FIA-sanctioned international off-road racing series that uses electric SUVs to race in five remote parts of the world each year held their Arctic Xprix […]
Polar Circle Marathon The Polar Circle Marathon – often referred to as “the coolest marathon on Earth” – takes place in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. The endless ice and arctic tundra of this vast country are the backdrop for this unusual race, in which runners race through the soundless arctic desert past glacier tongues and moraine landscapes. This
Arctic Drone Conference 2023 Welcome to the 2023 Arctic Drone Conference! Qeqqata Municipality is proud to be co-organizer and invites you to join us in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, on September 19-21, 2023. Visit the conference website, or download the conference agenda for more information. Download presentation from Mayor Malik Berthelsen.
Greenland Science Week 2023 Greenland Science Week is an annual, multi-disciplinary Arctic science platform for networking, cooperation & public outreach. Qeqqata Municipality is kickstarting the 2023 Science Week with a full weekend of science outreach events and trips in Sisimiut, Sarfannguit and Kangerlussuaq. Join us from November 3 – 7 and discover why our municipality
Every year, Arctic Circle Business and Qeqqata Municipality host a webinar to update the Arctic research community on the latest information about conducting investigations in the region. Information about upcoming and previous webinars is listed below: 2024 Science Webinar Download the 2024 Science Webinar Program 2023 Science Webinar Joint Science Education Programme (JSEP) Kasper Busk
History Kangerlussuaq has attracted many companies testing their latest inventions in extreme cold climate. “If it works in Kangerlussuaq, it works everywhere”. The advantage is a stable winter climate with temperatures down to minus 40 degrees Celsius. The proximity of the cooling Ice Sheet gives Kangerlussuaq unique test opportunities, especially in October-November, compared to other
The new kid in class Drone tests are the newest initiatives in the long science and test history in Kangerlussuaq. Two drone conferences in Kangerlussuaq in 2023 have shown that the potential is huge. Like the research and car test industries the attraction is a combination of several favorable conditions. Stable weather, few inhabited areas,