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Astrophysics with Stored Highy Charged Radionuclides (ASTRUm)

Start date: Apr 1, 2016, End date: Mar 31, 2021,

The main goal of ASTRUm is to employ stored and cooled radioactive ions for forefront nuclear astrophysics research. Four key experiments are proposed to be conducted at GSI in Darmstadt, which holds the only facility to date capable of storing highly charged radionuclides in the required element and energy range. The proposed experiments can hardly be conducted by any other technique or method.Th ...
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Accelerators Validating Antimatter physics (AVA)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2020,

Antiprotons, stored and cooled at low energies in a storage ring or at rest in traps, are highly desirable for the investigation of basic questions on fundamental interactions, the static structure of antiprotonic atoms, CPT tests by high-resolution spectroscopy on antihydrogen, as well as gravity experiments. Antimatter experiments are at the cutting edge of science. They are, however, very diffi ...
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European Nuclear Science and Application Research 2 (ENSAR2)

Start date: Mar 1, 2016, End date: Feb 29, 2020,

ENSAR2 is the integrating activity for European nuclear scientists who are performing research in three of the major subfields defined by NuPECC: Nuclear Structure and Dynamics, Nuclear Astrophysics and Nuclear Physics Tools and Applications. It proposes an optimised ensemble of Networking (NAs), Joint Research (JRAs) and Transnational Access Activities (TAs), which will ensure qualitative and qua ...
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Optimization of Medical Accelerators (OMA)

Start date: Feb 1, 2016, End date: Jan 31, 2020,

Cancer is a major social problem, and it is the main cause of death between the ages 45-65 years. In the treatment of cancer, radio therapy (RT) plays an essential role. RT with hadrons (protons and light ions), due to their unique physical and radiobiological properties, offers several advantages over photons for specific cancer types. In particular, they penetrate the patient with minimal diffus ...
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International Development of gAnil-spirAL2 (IDEAAL)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2019,

The objectives of the IDEAAL Project are to explore all possibilities to develop GANIL infrastructure, with its new ESFRI SPIRAL2 facility, in order to ensure its long-term sustainability as one of the premiere European research institutes for nuclear physics, interdisciplinary sciences and related applications. The first objective of the IDEAAL Project is to enlarge the present GANIL membership t ...
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LASERLAB-EUROPE is the European consortium of major national laser research infrastructures, covering advanced laser science and applications in most domains of research and technology, with particular emphasis on areas with high industrial and social impact, such as bio- and nanophotonics, material analyses, biology and medicine. Recently the field of advanced lasers has experienced remarkable ad ...
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Cancer, the second most common form of death after cardiovascular disease, is a major European health concern. In 2006, 3.1 million new cases were diagnosed and 1.7 million deaths were attributed to cancer within Europe. The European Commission has a “European Partnership for Action against Cancer” (IP/09/1380) with the aim of reducing the number of cancer cases by 15% by 2020. A key challenge is ...
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Research accelerators are facing important challenges that must be addressed in the years to come: existing infrastructures are stretched to all performance frontiers, new world-class facilities on the ESFRI roadmap are starting or nearing completion, and strategic decisions are needed for future accelerators and major upgrades in Europe.While current projects concentrate on their specific objecti ...
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Matter-antimatter and Lorentz symmetry tests (MAMLS)

Start date: Mar 1, 2014, End date: Feb 29, 2016,

Precision measurements on low energy atomic systems are powerful tools for testing our understanding of the fundamental laws of the universe. Work on two complementary projects dedicated towards Matter-antimatter, Lorentz Symmetry tests (MAMLS) , and searches for new exotic physics is proposed. One project seeks a precise measurement of the proton, and eventually antiproton, magnetic moment using ...
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LASERLAB-EUROPE III is the European Consortium of major Laser Research Infrastructures, forming a FP7 Integrated Infrastructure Initiative. Geographically it covers the majority of European member states, following recent efforts to include partners from all over Europe 27. Scientifically, it covers many areas of laser science and applications with particular emphasis on short-pulses and high-inte ...
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There are more than fifteen thousand particle accelerators in the world, ranging from the linear accelerators used for cancer therapy in modern hospitals to the giant 'atom-smashers' at international particle physics laboratories used to unlock the secrets of creation. For many decades these scientific instruments have formed one of the main pillars of modern research across scientific disciplines ...
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Epidemiological evidence has established a link between cardiovascular disease and exposure of the heart and major vessels to doses above 500mGy. At lower doses the evidence for a detrimental effect is inconclusive. In part, this is due to the lack of appropriate epidemiological studies, coupled with lack of knowledge of the processes involved that is needed for construction of mathematical models ...
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The vision on a future high-precision radiation therapy utilizing either particle or photon beams is a treatment on a technological level which allows for: (1) obtaining information on relevant tumour parameters (volume, position, topology, density - also of the surrounding tissue) during every moment of therapeutic irradiation; (2) adapting the treatment plan in real time; and (3) initiating the ...
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... ing of complex systems and remote handling of scientific infrastructures. The program follows the priorities defined in the European Strategy Forum for Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) report where GSI/FAIR is listed of great scientific importance, and the European Strategy for Particle Physics of the CERN Council, where the upgrade of Large Hadron Collider (sLHC) have been defined as a priority t ...
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European Nuclear Science and Applications Research (ENSAR)

Start date: Sep 1, 2010, End date: Dec 31, 2014,

ENSAR is the Integrating Activity of Nuclear Scientists from almost all European countries performing research in three of the major subfields of Nuclear Physics: Nuclear Structure, Nuclear Astrophysics and Applications of Nuclear Science. It proposes an optimised ensemble of Networking (NAs), Transnational Access and Joint Research Activities (JRAs), which will ensure qualitative and quantitative ...
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Test Infrastructure and Accelerator Research Area (TIARA)

Start date: Jan 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2014,

"The main objective of TIARA (Test Infrastructure and Accelerator Research Area) is the integration of national and international accelerator R&D infrastructures into a single distributed European accelerator R&D facility. This will include the implementation of organisational structures to enable the integration of existing individual infrastructures, their efficient operation and upgrades, and t ...
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Study of Strongly Interacting Matter (HADRONPHYSICS3)

Start date: Jan 1, 2012, End date: Dec 31, 2014,

The Project promotes the access to five European Research Infrastructures, and it is structured into nine Networking Activities, plus the Management of the Consortium, and fourteen Joint Research Activities.The Project will profit of the success of the previous HadronPhysics project in FP6 and the current HadronPhysics2 in FP7, and originates from the initiative of more than 2.500 European scienti ...
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Cluster of Research Infrastructures for Synergies in Physics (CRISP)

Start date: Oct 1, 2011, End date: Sep 30, 2014,

The objective of the eleven participating Research Infrastructures (RIs) is to build up collaborations and to create long-term synergies to facilitate their implementation and enhance their efficiency and attractiveness. The CRISP proposal focuses on four R&D tasks that are of utmost importance for these RIs: (i) Accelerators, (ii) Instruments & Experiments, (iii) Detectors & Data Acquisition, and ...
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Union of Light-Ion Centres in Europe (ULICE)

Start date: Sep 1, 2009, End date: Aug 31, 2014,

ULICE is a 4-year project set up by 20 leading European research organisations, including 2 leading European industrial partners (Siemens and IBA), to respond to the need for greater access to hadron therapy facilities for particle therapy research. Project coordinator is the Italian Research Infrastructure Facility CNAO (Milan). Both existing European Hadron Research Facilities in Heidelberg and ...
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European NoVel Imaging Systems for ION therapy (ENVISION)

Start date: Feb 1, 2010, End date: Jul 31, 2014,

Following the pioneering experiences which lasted several decades, particle therapy has become a recognized way of curing cancer. 2 new European dual-ion facilities (Heidelberg, Pavia) will soon become operational, followed by several others which are today at different stages of planning and construction. Hadron therapy faces the challenge of improving treatment outcomes with tools able to provid ...
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Accurate Nuclear Data for nuclear Energy Sustainability (ANDES)

Start date: May 1, 2010, End date: Oct 31, 2013,

"According to the recent publications of the European Technological Platform for a Sustainable Nuclear Energy (SNETP) (Vision report and Strategic Research Agenda) the sustainability require the combination of the present LWR, future Advanced Fast reactors and the waste minimization in closed cycles with Partitioning and Transmutation. To implement these new nuclear systems and their fuel cycles i ...
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European Coordination for Accelerator Research and Development (EuCARD)

Start date: Apr 1, 2009, End date: Jul 31, 2013,

Particle physics stands at the threshold of a new era of discovery and insight. Results from the much awaited LHC are expected to shed light on the origin of mass, supersymmetry, new space dimensions and forces. In July 2006 the European Strategy Group for Particle Physics defined accelerator priorities for the next 15 years in order to consolidate the potential for discovery and conduct the requi ...
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HiPER is a multi-national laser facility designed to allow Europe to take a leading position in the pursuit of Inertial Fusion Energy, whilst offering an internationally unique capability for science in extreme conditions. It will open up entirely new areas of research, providing access to physics regimes which cannot be explored on any other science facility. It has been formally endorsed by 6 Eu ...
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Marie Curie Training Network on Particle Detectors (MC-PAD)

Start date: Nov 1, 2008, End date: Oct 31, 2012,

"The challenging questions of particle physics, like the origin of mass, the existence of new forms and states of matter, can only be addressed in technically complex and expensive large-scale research facilities. Well coordinated international effort is required to design, build and operate world class infrastructure comprising accelerators of highest energy and/or intensity and detector systems ...
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Particle Training Network for European Radiotherapy (PARTNER)

Start date: Oct 1, 2008, End date: Sep 30, 2012,

"A Particle Training Network for European Radiotherapy (PARTNER) will be established in response to the critical need for reinforcing research in ion therapy and the training of professionals in the rapidly emerging field of hadron therapy. This is an interdisciplinary, multinational initiative, which has the primary goal of training researchers who will help to improve the overall efficiency of i ...
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"LASERLAB-EUROPE II is a Consortium of Laser Research Infrastructures from the majority of the European member states, forming a FP7 Integrated Infrastructure Initiative. Given the importance of lasers and their applications in all areas of sciences, life sciences and technologies, the main objectives of the Consortium are: - To form a competitive, inter-disciplinary network of European national l ...
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"The Council of the European Union expressively welcomed the development of a first European roadmap for research infrastructures. The aim of this recently published roadmap was to identify vital new infrastructures that are crucial for the future European research area, in particular for capacity building. These multi-disciplinary projects require substantial investments, forty percent of which ...
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SPIRAL2 PREPARATORY PHASE (SPIRAL2PP)

Start date: Nov 1, 2007, End date: Mar 31, 2012,

The SPIRAL 2 Preparatory Phase project aims to achieve the development and signing of the consortium agreement allowing for the construction of the facility. The SPIRAL 2 project located at the GANIL facility (Caen, France) will deliver energetic rare (radioactive) isotope beams with intensities not yet available with presently running machines. The studies of the properties of nuclei forming thes ...
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Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research (FAIR)

Start date: Aug 1, 2007, End date: Jan 31, 2012,

"Subject of this EU project is the implementation of the FAIR GmbH for the construction of the new research infrastructure FAIR. The "Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research" is an integrated system of particle accelerators which will provide high energy and high intensity beams of ions from antiprotons to uranium with unprecedented quality for basic research in different fields of phys ...
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Study of Strongly Interacting Matter (HadronPhysics2)

Start date: Jan 1, 2009, End date: Dec 31, 2011,

The Project promotes the access to five European Research Infrastructures, and it is structured intop eight Networking Activities, plus the Management of the Consortium, and fourteen Joint Research Activities. The Project represents the continuation of the successful HadronPhysics project in FP6 and originates from the initiative of more than 2.500 European scientists working in the field of hadro ...
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ERA-NET for Nuclear Physics Infrastructures (NuPNET)

Start date: Mar 1, 2008, End date: Nov 30, 2011,

To face the increase in the complexity of facilities, and the cost and technical demands in a global context of international user groups and expertise, 18 European Funding Agencies representing 14 countries have decided to submit an ERA-NET project to provide Europe with a more coherent funding of its Nuclear Physics Infrastructures and equipments. The project will ensure exchange of information, ...
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Curative cancer treatment with radiation seeks to optimise the magnitude of the radiation dose to the treatment volume while restricting the dose to normal healthy tissue. With an increasing population of surviving cancer patients treated with radiation therapy, the harmful effects of the radiation to normal tissue are becoming more evident. The ALLEGRO project will address the many aspects of n ...
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Preparatory Phase of the Large Hadron Collider Upgrade (SLHC-PP)

Start date: Apr 1, 2008, End date: Mar 31, 2011,

"The Large Hadron Collider upgrade (SLHC) is the project with highest priority in “The European strategy for particle physics” document, unanimously approved by the CERN Council in July 2006. The SLHC, with expected 1 B€ budget, includes the upgrade of specific elements of the LHC accelerator, major upgrades in the accelerator injector complex, as well as upgrades to the two high-luminosity experi ...
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Enabling Grids for E-sciencE III (EGEE-III)

Start date: May 1, 2008, End date: Apr 30, 2010,

A globally distributed computing Grid now plays an essential role for large-scale, data intensive science in many fields of research. The concept has been proven viable through the Enabling Grids for E-sciencE project (EGEE and EGEE-II, 2004-2008) and its related projects. EGEE-II is consolidating the operations and middleware of this Grid for use by a wide range of scientific communities, such as ...
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"LASERLAB-EUROPE, an Integrated Infrastructure Initiative (I3) in FP6, combines the majority of the largest national laboratories in the area of laser-based inter-disciplinary research at the European level. Together they represent a comprehensive collection of modern laser technologies and laser research, and pursue applications in sciences and life sciences through in-house research and services ...
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