European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures

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Mutual Learning: Joint pan-European research improves the understanding of ageing societies

Tackling the common challenges of ageing societies will be substantially improved by extending the coverage of the SHARE survey to all EU member states. The fact that European societies are continuously ageing, leads to a situation that has never existed before. In order to cope with these unprecedented circumstances, EU wide collaboration is essential.

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The SINE2020 initiative offers the opportunity to use Europe’s leading neutron facilities for your company’s R&D needs

NOW AVAILABLE: FREE advanced characterization of your material or component
at NEUTRON Research Facilities: apply here by June 30th 2016!

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EST: Understanding our Sun

The European Solar Telescope (EST) will be a 4-meter class solar telescope, to be located in the Canary Islands. It will be used to optimise studies of the magnetic coupling between the deep photosphere and upper chromosphere. This will require diagnostics of the thermal, dynamic and magnetic properties of the plasma over many scale heights, by using multiple wavelength imaging, spectroscopy and spectropolarimetry.

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Extreme-Light-Infrastructure: when scientific excellence contributes to Europe’s cohesion

Implemented as a distributed infrastructure in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania, ELI will be the first infrastructure identified by the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) to be located in new Member States.

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