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Stiftung Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (Germany)


DESY is one of the world’s leading accelerator centres. Researchers use the large-scale facilities at DESY to explore the microcosm in all its variety – from the interactions of tiny elementary particles and the behaviour of new types of nanomaterials to biomolecular processes that are essential to life. The accelerators and detectors that DESY develops and builds are unique research tools. The facilities generate the world’s most intense X-ray light, accelerate particles to record energies and open completely new windows onto the universe.

Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics of SB RAS (Russian Federation)


BINP is the largest academic institute of the Russian Federation, and one of the world's leading research centers in the field of elementary particle physics, accelerator physics and technology, synchrotron radiation sources, free electron lasers, high-temperature plasma physics, and controlled thermonuclear fusion. A number of key ideas and developments that determine the current world level of accelerator science and technology were proposed and implemented at Budker Institute. It is the only laboratory in the world where for half a century since the appearance of the colliding-beam method at least one electron-positron collider has been operating.

Institute of Applied Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences (Russian Federation)


IAP is one of the largest academic institutions in the country and occupies the leading positions in a variety of fields in modern physics. Research at the IAP RAS is focused in the following structural units and branches: Plasma physics and high-power electronics division; Geophysical research division; Nonlinear dynamics and optics division; Center for hydroacoustics.

International Centre for Innovations in Science, Technology and Education (Russian Federation)


ICISTE is an expert organization in international S&T cooperation. ICISTE provides assistance to Russian governmental structures in international cooperation with foreign scientific and research organizations; supports the organization of joint S&T projects within Russian federal programs, monitors the implementation of international joint calls, takes part in the implementation of both international and national projects.

Institute for Nuclear Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Russian Federation)


INR RAS was founded as а facility for fundamental research in the fields of atomic nuclei, elementary particle and cosmic ray physics and neutrino astrophysics. The Institute has unique research facilities including а powerful proton accelerator, nеutrоn research complex, bеаm therapy center, Troitsk nu-mass setup for neutrino studies, Baikal Deep-Underwater Neutrino Telescope (Lake Baikal), Baksan Neutrino Observatory (Caucasus), setups in Artyomovsk (Ukraine) and Gran Sasso (Italy).



Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (Russian Federation)


JINR is an international intergovernmental organization, a world famous scientific centre that is a unique example of integration of fundamental theoretical and experimental research with development and application of the cutting edge technology and university education. The main areas of theoretical and experimental research at JINR are Particle Physics, Nuclear Physics and Condensed Matter Physics. The research programme of JINR is aimed at obtaining highly significant results of principal scientific value.


National Research Nuclear University "MEPhI" (Russian Federation)


MEPhI is a research and educational center with honorable traditions and a clear vision of the future. The world’s best technology experts excel in advancing applied sciences, boost economic outputs in various fields, and support the growth of industry and businesses.


National Research Center "Kurchatov Institute" (Russian Federation)


NRC KI is one of the leading research centers in the world and the largest interdisciplinary laboratory in Russia. A substantial part of Russian nuclear physics facilities has been consolidated in NRC «Kurchatov Institute». It has congregated the research capacities, technological potential and human resources essential for the advancement in new branches of science and technology. The development and implementation of leading-edge technologies based on unique research and mega-facilities and complexes are the top priorities of NRC «Kurchatov Institute».


National University of Science and Technology MISIS (Russian Federation)


NUST MISIS is one of the most dynamically developing scientific and educational centers in Russia. Being among the leaders of technological education, NUST MISIS is also a full-fledged research center. The University occupies the leading positions in international subject rankings THE, QS and ARWU in 16 directions, being in the top 100 in “Engineering – Mineral & Mining” (QS) and “Metallurgical Engineering” (ARWU). In “Materials Science” NUST MISIS takes the 101+ among the best universities (QS). NUST MISIS’ strategic goal by 2025 is to hold its leadership in the key areas: materials science, metallurgy and mining, as well as to significantly strengthen its positions in the fields of bio-, nanotechnologies and IT. The University is presented by 10 colleges and 6 branches, 4 in Russia and 2 abroad. More than 20,000 students from 84 countries study at NUST MISIS. The University has more than 30 modern research laboratories and 3 world-class engineering centers, where the leading Russian and international scientists work. NUST MISIS successfully implements joint projects with the largest high-tech companies in Russia and all over the world.


IOFFE Physico-Technical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Russian Federation)


The Ioffe Institute is one of Russia’s largest institutions for research in physics and technology with a wide variety of operating projects. It was founded in 1918 and run for several decades by Abram F. Ioffe. So it is quite natural that the Institute bears the name of this outstanding scholar and organizer.


Saint Petersburg State University (Russian Federation)


For more than 290 years, St Petersburg University has been committed to advancing science and training highly qualified professionals. Today, by bringing together traditions and innovations, St Petersburg University sets the pace for the development of science, education, and culture in Russia and across the world. The University is fully-equipped to provide a diverse range of opportunities for education, research, and creativity.


Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen (Germany)


Innovative, interdisciplinary, international: These three words summarize what makes the University of Tübingen special. Excellent research and teaching are Tübingen’s answer to the challenges of the future in a globalized world. The university maintains exchanges with partners around the globe - both at institutions of higher education and at non-university research institutions. Networks and cooperation across faculty and subject boundaries are the pillars of its successful strategy.



European X-Ray Free-Electron Laserfacility GmbH (Germany)


The European XFEL is the world's largest X-ray laser. With its ultrashort X-ray flashes—27 000 times per second - and a peak brilliance a billion times higher than that of the best synchrotron X-ray radiation sources, the European XFEL will enable researchers from all over the world the investigation of still open scientific problems in a variety of disciplines (physics, structural biology, chemistry, planetary science, study of matter under extreme conditions and many others).

Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research in Europe GmbH (Germany)


FAIR (Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research) is an international accelerator providing worldwide unique research opportunities in hadron, nuclear and atomic physics as well as in applied sciences. Presently under construction adjacent to the GSI facility in Darmstadt (Germany), FAIR will use the upgraded GSI accelerators as injector chain, and provides high-energy, high intensity primary and secondary beams of antiprotons and ions. Over 50 countries are involved in the FAIR science program.

Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH (Germany)


FZJ conducts research to provide comprehensive solutions to the grand challenges facing society in the fields of energy and environment, information and brain research. Its aim is to lay the foundation for the key technologies of tomorrow.


Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main (Germany)


Goethe University is a top research university in Germany, operating at a leading international level in numerous research fields. It supports its scientists in the establishment of new research projects and creates the framework conditions for excellent research. Its aim is to conduct future-oriented and pioneering research at the highest level together with our university and non-university partner institutions, leading to results that are also profitable for society.

Helmholtz-Zentrum hereon GmbH (Germany)


The research spectrum of Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon includes high-performance materials for sustainable and environmentally friendly technologies, which are e.g. used in the fields of mobility and energy systems. In addition, pioneering biomaterials for medicine are developed. With the help of research and consultancy, the challenges of climate change are to be mastered and the management and protection of the coastal and marine environment made possible. With the central user access platform German Engineering Materials Science Centre, GEMS, Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon provides a worldwide unique infrastructure for complementary research with photons and neutrons.

Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen (Germany)


JLU combines a broad and interdisciplinary spectrum of research and teaching in the areas of law, economics and business studies, the natural sciences, and the humanities with a range of sub-disciplines that is unique for Germany.

Technische Universität München / FRM II (Germany)


The Research Neutron Source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II) in Germany is one of the most efficient and modern neutron sources worldwide. As a Corporate Research Center of the Technical University of Munich (TUM), the FRM II provides neutrons for research, industry and medicine. Within this remit, the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum (MLZ) manages and supervises worldwide applications for scientific use.

Commissariat à l'Énérgie Atomique et aux Énérgies Alternatives (France)


The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) is a key player in research, development and innovation in four main areas:
defence and security, low carbon energies (nuclear and renewable energies), technological research for industry, fundamental research in the physical sciences and life sciences.

European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (France)


The ESRF is the world's most intense X-ray source and a centre of excellence for fundamental and innovation-driven research in condensed and living matter science. Located in Grenoble, France, the ESRF owes its success to the international cooperation of 22 partner nations, of which 13 are Members and 9 are Associates.

Institut Max von Laue - Paul Langevin (France)


The ILL is an international research centre at the leading edge of neutron science and technology. As the world’s flagship centre for neutron science, the ILL provides scientists with a very high flux of neutrons feeding some 40 state-of-the-art instruments, which are constantly being developed and upgraded. As a service institute the ILL makes its facilities and expertise available to visiting scientists. Every year, about 1400 researchers from over 40 countries visit the ILL and 640 experiments selected by a scientific review committee are performed. Research focuses primarily on fundamental science in a variety of fields: condensed matter physics, chemistry, biology, nuclear physics and materials science, etc.

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France)


The French National Centre for Scientific Research is among the world's leading research institutions. Its scientists explore the living world, matter, the Universe, and the functioning of human societies in order to meet the major challenges of today and tomorrow. Internationally recognised for the excellence of its scientific research, the CNRS is a reference in the world of research and development, as well as for the general public.

Université Clermont Auvergne (France)


UCA is deliberately participating in national and international networks for the production and spread of knowledge, it also contributes to the ecosystem in Auvergne alongside regional socio-economic players and local authorities. The aim of this new University is to be a driving force for the development of higher education and research in Auvergne, for the benefit of users and all players in the region, and to further enhance its quality, influence and attractiveness. By doing so, it also contributes to the national territorial restructuring and to the construction of a major, European-scale Auvergne Rhône Alpes region.

Extreme Light Infrastructure (Belgium)


The Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI) is the world’s most advanced international laser research infrastructure. It will provide the scientific community with access to a new generation of laser technologies delivering sources of ultra-intense high-energy particle beams and ultra-bright radiation in the femtosecond and attosecond timescales for multidisciplinary applications in a wide range of disciplines including materials sciences, engineering, medicine, biology, chemistry, and astrophysics. It is a multi-site infrastructure with three complementary facilities in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania.

Nuclear Physics Institute, Czech Academy of Sciences (Czechia)


NPI CAS, public research institution, conducts research in a broad field of nuclear physics, experimental as well as theoretical.
The properties of nuclear matter under the heavy ion collisions at high and intermediate energies, nuclear reactions important for astrophysics or nuclear energetics, beta decays of atomic nuclei including the problem of neutrino masses are especially studied. The nuclear theory is oriented to nuclear structure, hypernuclei, interactions of elementary particles with nuclei, mesonic degrees of freedom in nuclei.


Centre for Energy Research (Hungary)


The mission of the Centre for Energy Research is to perform research and development in the field of nuclear science and technology for facilitating the adoption and the safe use of nuclear technology in Hungary, to participate in international research efforts aiming at the establishing a new generation of nuclear power plants and closing the fuel cycle, to study the interaction of radiation (including neutrons, gamma-rays and electrons) with matter, and to do isotope and nuclear chemistry, chemical analysis by nuclear methods, radiography, radiation chemistry, radiation protection and nuclear security, surface chemistry and renewable energy research.


Wigner Research Centre for Physics (Hungary)


Wigner RCP deals with the following main research areas as research activities: Experimental and theoretical particle physics, nuclear physics, general theory of relativity and gravitation, fusion plasma physics, space physics, nuclear materials science, mainly in the Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics; Experimental and theoretical solid state physics, statistical physics, nuclear physics, optics, and materials sciences mainly in the Institute for Solid State Physics and Optics.


Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (Italy)


INFN is the Italian research agency dedicated to the study of the fundamental constituents of matter and the laws that govern them. It conducts theoretical and experimental research in the fields of subnuclear, nuclear and astroparticle physics. All of the INFN’s research activities are undertaken within a framework of international competition, in close collaboration with Italian universities on the basis of solid academic partnerships spanning decades. Fundamental research in these areas requires the use of cutting-edge technology and instruments, developed by the INFN at its own laboratories and in collaboration with industries.


Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca (Italy)


The University of Milano-Bicocca (UNIMIB) is extremely active in the field of research, supporting projects in several scientific and applied areas. Research activities are split across 14 Departments and over 30 university and inter-university Research Centres, with nearly 900 teaching and research staff and around 1,500 young graduates in the process of training (PhD students, research fellows), in collaboration with leading national and international companies. UNIMIB operates across a vast range of research topics, partly thanks to its many facilities, and participates in several pan-European Research Infrastructures.
UNIMIB runs the Executive Master in Management of Research Infrastructures educating each year highly experienced leaders of International Research Infrastructures.
European Organization for Nuclear Research (Switzerland)

European Organization for Nuclear Research

Physicists and engineers at CERN use the world's largest and most complex scientific instruments to study the basic constituents of matter – fundamental particles. Subatomic particles are made to collide together at close to the speed of light. The process gives scientists clues about how the particles interact, and provides insights into the fundamental laws of nature. CERN wants to advance the boundaries of human knowledge by delving into the smallest building blocks of our universe.



Politechnika Warszawska (Poland)


WUT is not only the oldest, but also the best technical university in Poland; in the ranking of Polish universities, it has taken the first place in its category for nine years. At Warsaw University of Technology, over 180 student research groups, organisations and associations are active, and the educational offer includes more than 30 fields of study.


European Spallation Source ESS ERIC (Sweden)


The European Spallation Source is under construction on the outskirts of Lund, a city in southern Sweden. The facility's unique capabilities will both greatly exceed and complement those of today's leading neutron sources, enabling new opportunities for researchers across the spectrum of scientific discovery, including materials and life sciences, energy, environmental technology, cultural heritage and fundamental physics.


Institute for Nuclear Research of NAS of Ukraine (Ukraine)


The Institute for Nuclear Research of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (INR NASU) was established in 1970 on the basis of the Nuclear Physics Department of the Institute of Physics of the USSR Academy of Sciences. The INR NASU conducts fundamental and applied research in the field of low and medium energy nuclear physics, nuclear energetics and nuclear technologies, solid state physics, plasma physics and radioecology.
The INR NASU hosts annual scientific conferences, as well as international conferences and scientific schools on topical issues of nuclear physics, plasma physics, particle and high energy physics.


Laserlab-Europe AISBL (Belgium)


Laserlab-Europe AISBL brings together 43 leading laser research infrastructures in 21 European countries. Jointly, they are committed to coordinate operation and R&D efforts in order to facilitate the development of advanced lasers and laser-based technologies, and to promote the efficient utilization of advanced laser facilities by users from academia and industry. The majority of the members provide open access to their facilities to scientists from all over the world to perform experiments in a large variety of inter-disciplinary research, covering advanced laser science and applications in most domains of research and technology.