We are doing science for policy
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
The JRC facilitates access to nuclear and non-nuclear research infrastructures for in the relevance-driven mode
Waiving access costs of User Access Projects
For Access to non-nuclear Research Infrastructures, payment of the additional costs may be waived for User Access Projects where the Lead User Institution and 2/3 or more of the User Institutions (including the Lead User Institution) are located in a country eligible for Widening actions under the Horizon 2020 Specific Objective "Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation". In case of one or two User Institutions (including the Lead User Institutions), this requirement is only applied to the Lead User Institution.
Support to travel and subsistence of Users
The JRC may provide a financial or in-kind contribution to support Users to cover their costs of travel and subsistence related to the User Stay Days, subject to the availability of funds, personnel and other resources, as specified in the call for proposals: