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An on-line map to locate the ESFRI infrastructures and their partner facilities

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New edition of the ERIC practical guidelines

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Specific instructions for the management of Integrating Activity projects under FP7
(these instructions have been moved from the CORDIS webpages)

Towards the ESFRI Roadmap 2016

The Roadmap 2016 update process was launched in September 2014 in Trieste. In the framework of this update, ESFRI is expecting proposals for new (or major upgrades of) research infrastructures of pan-European interest corresponding to the long term needs of the European research communities, covering all scientific areas. Proposals can be submitted until 31rst March 2015.

In parallel, ESFRI will carry out an in-depth analysis of the research infrastructure landscape in all scientific fields in Europe. The landscape analysis will provide a comprehensive picture of the existing research infrastructures of pan-European scope, including the national/regional research infrastructures that operate international open access.

More information on the roadmap update process and how to submit a proposal

New FP7 project factsheet

Materials Sciences & Analytical Facilities, EuHIT  PDF icon 137 KB

European research infrastructures for excellent science: open calls of Horizon 2020

The main objective of the action is to endow Europe with world-class research infrastructures which are accessible to all researchers in Europe and beyond and fully exploit their potential for scientific advance and innovation.

All information on the action, work programme and how to apply is available on the H2020 website and the Participant Portal

Three calls closed on 14 January 2015: INFRADEV-3-2015: individual implementation and operation of ESFRI projects; EINFRA-5-2015: Centres of excellence for computing applications and EINFRA-9-2015: e-infrastructures for virtual research environments.

Next call deadline: 21 April 2015: H2020-INFRADEV-1-2015-2: developing new world-class research infrastructures (Preparatory Phase of ESFRI projects); H2020-INFRASUPP-2015-2: Support to innovation, human resources, policy and international cooperation (Innovative procurement pilot action in the field of scientific instrumentation)

Commission Decision C(2013) 8199 of 10 December 2013 authorizing the use of reimbursement on the basis of unit costs for transnational access.