Discover the SALTGIANT ETN, a four year European project initiated in 2018 and dedicated to understand one of the largest salt deposits on Earth.

SaltGiant network
SALTGIANT is a rare cross-disciplinary network of natural and social scientists dedicated to understanding the formation of the Mediterranean Salt Giant, one of the largest salt deposits on Earth, and its implications for sub-seafloor microbial life, risk assessment in the oil industry, geo-economics of the Mediterranean region and the history of oceanography.
SaltGiant science
SALTGIANT contributes to respond to the growing demand for a new generation of scientists working in the interface between the natural and social sciences.
SaltGiant etn academic
SALTGIANT brings together 24 academic organizations (13 beneficiaries, 11 partners), 6 private sector Oil&Gas companies, 2 mining sector companies, 1 biotechnology company, 1 geopolitics think tank, 1 museum and 1 specialist in transferable skills training from 11 countries to stimulate interdisciplinary and intersectorial knowledge exchange between geologists, geophysicists, geochemists, microbiologist, geographers and historians in a network with PhD students at its core.


1st SaltGiant Workshop in Palermo from November, 26th to 29th

After the Kickoff meeting on February, 26th and the recruitment event on May, 14th and 15th, SaltGiant ETN organizes its third event in Palermo from November, 26th to 29th. It will be the first SaltGiant Workshop and it will be organised by the University of Palermo....

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15 ESRs recruited !

On May 14th and 15th 2018 the SaltGiant recruitment event organized at IPGP aimed at finding strong PhD candidates to implement the 15 SaltGiant ESR projects. This event brought together 28 applicants and 20 members of the SALTGIANT Consortium from the Beneficiary and...

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