European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures

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A Reinforced European Research Area Partnership for Excellence and Growth
More effective national research systems, Optimal transnational co-operation and competition, An open labour market for researchers, Optimal circulation, access to and transfer of scientific knowledge
The ESFRI Roadmap identifies new Research Infrastructures (RI) of pan-European interest corresponding to the long term needs of the European research communities, covering all scientific areas.
The ESFRI Roadmap

Upcoming ESFRI Events

Event Date:
22.09.2016 to 23.09.2016
ESFRI Delegates will convene in Matera on 22 -23 September 2016. The ESFRI Forum will be held in an early 17th century historical Palace, Hotel Palazzo Viceconte, located in the heart of...
Event Date:
03.10.2016 to 05.10.2016
The next International Conference on Research Infrastructures will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, from 3 to 5 October 2016, hosted by the South African Department of Science and Technology (...


RICH, the Research Infrastructures Consortium of NCPs for H2020, in cooperation with the European Commission’s Research and Innovation Directorate-General, organised the "Symposium on European...
On the occasion of the ESFRI Roadmap 2016 Launch Event, the new ESFRI Chair and former Chair of the Strategy Working Group on Physical Sciences and Engineering,  Giorgio Rossi, talks about the...

Monitoring Research Infrastructures

Networks of National Research Infrastructures

The map shows the location of the Research Infrastructures funded by the European Commission to provide transnational access to researchers.​

Pan-European Research Infrastructures 

This map shows the location of the pan-European Research Infrastructures that are listed in the ESFRI Roadmap 2010.




Final Report | Working Group on Innovation 

The final report of the Working Group on Innovation  focuses on the main objectives which were defined by the Forum, namely to contribute to the development of a strategy aimed to strengthen and improve the relations between Research Infrastructures and Industry and to promote the potential for innovation of Research Infrastructures in all its aspects. 

ESFRI - Inspiring Excellence - Research Infrastructures and the Europe 2020 Strategy 

The ESFRI vision seeks to extend capability of Research Infrastructures to all research fields, driving innovation. It envisions all EU Member States working coherently and jointly together on RIs, to overcome existing limits. This vision for 2020 is ESFRI's contribution to building the European Research and Innovation Area.


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