European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures

Success Stories

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

Extension of SHARE study allows for EU-wide country-comparisons


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!


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.

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.