European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures


Instruct-ERIC formally ratified by the European Commission

The ESFRI Landmark, Instruct, celebrated its new ERIC status at an awards ceremony at the Royal Society, London, on 18th July. Patrick Child, Deputy General, Research and Innovation European Commission, awarded the ERIC assignment to Jo Johnson, UK Minister of State for Universities, Science,... More

RItrain Surveys for new staff exchanges now open

RiTrain is inviting the research infrastructure community to inform them of their highest priority training needs in management and leadership and which could be fulfilled through custom-built staff exchanges. 

The purpose of RItrain staff exchanges is for managerial staff from European Research Infrastructures to develop managerial and leadership expertise in areas that are new to them, or that they feel their research infrastructure needs to... More

ESFRI Annual Report for 2016 is out!

ESFRI 2106 Annual Report  summarises ESFRI activities and results of the year. This report is published for transparent information on the activity of ESFRI to all interested stakeholders and the general public and it is in particular made available to the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament. The Report is not a strategy document, but provides an overview of the ESFRI activities and meetings –... More

ESFRI projects representatives participated at EOSC Summit

On 12 June, the Commission organised the European Open Science Cloud Summit (EOSC) Summit in Brussels. With more than 120 invited experts and key players in the European Open Science Cloud, the Summit was Europe’s moment of commitment to the European Open Science Cloud - as clearly highlighted by director-general Robert-Jan Smits during the day. It succeeded to mark a clear milestone in building the EOSC as an inclusive and sustainable open commons for Europe’s research and innovation system... More