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Your company may gather invaluable information about your product at the micro-scale as it is working through advanced experiments by applying for supported access directly to the world-class European light sources and taking advantage of their experience in serving industry. Europe has over ten light sources-all open to industry. Talk to us about your challenge.

 

WHAT CAN INDUSTRY DO WITH THESE ULTRA-BRIGHT BEAMS?

Imagine looking inside your product as it is working - at the micro-scale. Our light sources go far beyond conventional characterisation techniques - characterising materials at the atomic, nano- and microscales, imaging structures and defects hidden deep within materials, using static, time-resolved and in-situ studies. We can look inside real materials under real conditions, supporting commercial R&D with unique insights for new and smarter products.

Already hundreds of European companies are using these incredible facilities for their research and innovation programmes, for product development and troubleshooting.

CALIPSOplus is helping industry and light sources to work better together.

 

WHAT IS CALIPSOplus?

CALIPSOplus is a European project aimed at removing the barriers that prevent access to world-class, accelerator-based light sources. It includes dedicated networking to support bringing industry and light sources together.

 

WHERE ARE THE CALIPSOplus LIGHT SOURCES LOCATED?

There are 22 light sources in the CALIPSOplus network located all over Europe and the Middle East. All are generally open for industry to exploit - by proprietary access and often by peer review applications based on scientific excellence. CALIPSOplus is enabling 10 of them to be open specifically for SME access using European support.

 

Through CALIPSOplus we offer industry

TRAINING AND EDUCATION

CALIPSOplus is providing resources for the partner light sources to be more active in their Regional innovation ecosystems - light sources can educate, train, visit, provide feasibility access and more for local companies, large and small supporting "business within walking distqance". Get in touch with your local light source to see how they can help your R&D.

 

TRANS-NATIONAL ACCESS FOR SMEs

CALIPSOplus is funding a unique pilot access programme that is tailor-made for SMEs through a programme called "TamaTA", which SMEs can apply for using a very simple form.

The CALL is now closed. Please contact tamatacplus@cells.es for additional information

 

"EUROPEAN ANALYTICAL RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURES VILLAGES"

Five European H2020 projects and three Regional projects get together to work with industry. The resulting "European Analytical Research Infrastructures Village" (www.eariv.eu) has produced a brochure showing off the capabilities of European analytical research infrastructures for industrial R&D. Second-to-none worldwide, the European research infrastructure portfolio provides material characterisation facilities going far beyond those available in labs and almost all are open for industry to exploit.

“MEDIATOR COMPANIES”

Within Europe a number of expert mediator companies help with commercial use of the wide range of European light sources, adding value through experiment design, execution and data analysis. The mediator companies offer a high level of skill in specific R&D areas that meet the demands of their customers and complement their expertise.

The mediator companies can be reached via www.mixn.org

 

For more info: tamatacplus@cells.es

 

WHAT ARE LIGHT SOURCES

Light sources are advanced research infrastructure facilities that produce exceptionally intense beams of X-rays, ultra-violet and infrared light.

Industrial Liaison Offices

Contacts

SMEs are encouraged to contact directly to any of the following light sources to better prepare the industrial proposals

CELLS (ALBA Synchrotron)
Barcellona, SPAIN
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DESY
Hamburg, GERMANY
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DIAMOND
Didcot, UNITED KINGDOM
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ELETTRA
Trieste, ITALY
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ESRF
Grenoble, FRANCE
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European XFEL
Hamburg, GERMANY
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KIT-SYNCHROTRON
Karlsruhe, GERMANY
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MAX-IV
Lund, SWEDEN
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PSI (SLS &SwissFEL)
Villigen, SWITZERLAND
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SOLEIL
Saint-Aubin, FRANCE
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