Science and Technology

ERC Grant on cartography awarded to IST press author

The ERC Grant worth € 1,2 million is the first European grant in the field of cartography.

Joaquim Alves Gaspar, co-author of the book “Matemática do Planeta Terra”, published by IST Press, received the first European grant on cartography, granted by the European Research Council (ERC), aiming to study medieval nautical charts using innovative methods.