End of the year message from ESFRI Chair

Dear members of the Research Infrastructure community,


Brno Declaration on Fostering a Global Ecosystem of RIs

The Brno Declaration on Fostering a Global Ecosystem of Research Infrastructures is an impactful policy document which highlights the essential role of Research Infrastructures, adopted by the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU and introduced during the closing of ICRI 2022.

This call for action...


Questionnaire on Energy & Supply challenges of RIs

Due to the current energy and supply challenges faced by the Research Infrastructures, ESFRI established a dedicated group which should provide its members (Member States, EC and Associated Countries) with an overview of the situation and possible ways of addressing the challenges.

To this end, a brief questionnaire was agreed upon with ARIE, ERF and ERIC Forum representatives, and ESFRI kindly asks the members of the RI...


Competitiveness Council: adoption of conclusions on RIs

On December 2nd, the Competitiveness Council adopted conclusions on Research Infrastructures (RIs), recognising their crucial role in addressing societal challenges and facilitating EU’s green and digital transitions, while acknowledging the challenges that lie ahead. 

The network of pan-European RIs, developed through the ESFRI over the past 20 years, is one of the success stories of the development of the European Research Area (ERA): Europe has one of the most...