Skip to main content

Guaana, an Estonia-based platform focused on helping researchers find funding as well as allies and partners for early-stage research projects, has announced a grant of two million UAE dirhams (approximately $544,000) from the Dubai Future Foundation to fund thirty-six proposals detailing radical ideas and solutions for living and working in space.

A total of two hundred and sixty applications from fifty-five countries — more than two hundred of them from top universities — were reviewed and selected without the involvement of a committee. The funded projects will explore a range of ideas and concepts, from the sustainable settlement of other planets, to mining extraterrestrial resources in situ, to using mushrooms as a life-support system for humans.

Read More