ESFRI statement on collaboration with Switzerland and other third countries

The European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) aims to support a coherent and strategic approach to European research infrastructure policy-making. It is organised as a European Commission’s expert group with membership limited to EU member states, countries associated to the research framework programme and the European Commission. With Switzerland not being associated to Horizon Europe, its participation in ESFRI as a full member of the Forum was no longer possible. The...


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...