Today, the 19th August, the inaugural meeting for the INTERACT non-profit organisation (INPO in short) was held. INTERACT began as SCANNET, joining 9 stations in 2001 and has since then grown. In order to secure a long-term network, it was suggested to create a non-profit organisation. As a legal entity in itself, INPO will also be able to join other organisations and projects. This is a great step towards the long-term existence of INTERACT, ensuring science diplomacy and scientific cooperation across the Definitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. Some scientists define the Arctic as areas having a high latitude, long winters, short, cool summers,... More and the globe.