ESFRI publishes Report on the Support of RIs to the Ukrainian Research Community

In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) called upon Research Infrastructures (RIs) to establish support measures for the Ukrainian research community. These measures included facilitating access, providing training, and donating scientific equipment. To assess the uptake and impact of this call, ESFRI conducted a survey in October 2023 and the main findings are discussed in this report. 

The full report is...


Video recording & outcomes of the 2nd ESFRI SF Meetup now online

The 2nd ESFRI Stakeholders Forum Meetup took place on September 27th, 2023 in Tenerife, Spain. The discussions on this year's edition of the Meetup specifically focused on three key areas: Funding, Access, Industry and interaction with Technology Infrastructures (TIs).

The event was recorded in full, and you may view all sessions recordings on the ESFRI YouTube channel:



Use of ERIC legal framework accelerating

On 14 August 2023, the European Commission adopted its third report on the European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) Regulation.  

With 26 ERICs set up since 2011, ERIC has become a legal instrument of choice for a large part of common European research infrastructure initiatives, notably for those prioritised by the ESFRI Roadmap. This is helping to structure and integrate research activities and...


Report on Cooperation of ESFRI RIs with Industry now published

The cooperation between Research Infrastructures (RIs) and industry plays a crucial role in achieving scientific excellence and fostering innovation potential. However, the level of cooperation and its challenges remain less defined and monitored. To address this, ESFRI undertook a study on RI cooperation, exploring existing documents and conducting surveys with RIs. The findings of the report, titled Cooperation of ESFRI...