RIs look to renew their role in new-look European Research Area

Sharing costs and access to large science labs was the high point of early attempts to create a single EU market for research. But as ERA is rebooted, these labs are beset by budget woes and policy changes.

By Florin Zubașcu / Science|Business
Photo: BKA/Ines Bind

Setting up shared European research infrastructures is the key achievement of previous attempts to establish a single European Research Area (ERA), but these large labs are...


ESFRI Days 2021

ESFRI is pleased to announce ESFRI Days, scheduled to take place on 6, 7 and 8 December 2021, in Ljubjlana, Slovenia

In the context of the three-day event hosted by the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU, the 78th ESFRI Forum Meeting, the Roadmap 2021 Launch event and the 1st ESFRI Stakeholders Forum Meeting will be held.


Calls for open access projects in JRC Nuclear Research Infrastructures

The Joint Research Center (JRC) announced that it will open four of its European facilities for nuclear reaction and decay data measurements in Geel. Such measurements help to make nuclear reactors and the handling of nuclear waste safer, and enhance radiological protection for citizens and the environment.

The calls are addressed to external users from academia and research organisations, industry, SMEs, and more in general...


Jana Kolar elected as next ESFRI Chair

ESFRI Celebrates the election of Jana Kolar as its new Chair


ESFRI is pleased to announce the election of Jana Kolar as the Forum’s next chair. Jana’s Term of Office will commence in January 2022 with a two years duration. After an in-depth analysis of her application and a comprehensive interview by the selection committee, it was concluded that Jana can be recommended to the Forum as the next ESFRI chair.    

“I would like to leave ESFRI...