ERIC Forum’s response to the public consultation on the future of the ERA (communication)

03th August 2020. The ERIC Forum submitted its response to the online public consultation launched by the European Commission on the roadmap towards the communication on the future of Research & Innovation and the ERA (European Research Area).

This ...

Euro-BioImaging ERIC is now recruiting its Directorate

Euro-BioImaging ERIC is now seeking to recruit the Directorate; Expressions of interest are therefore invited for the following roles:

  • Director General, employed by and positioned at the Euro-BioImaging ERIC Statutory seat, Turku, Finland.
  • Med-Hub Section Director, employed

Do you want to improve the way RIs and industry interact? Participate in the ENRIITC surveys

ENRIITC (a Horizon 2020 project supporting the establishment of strategic, cross-border partnerships between Industry and Research Infrastructures) is conducting two surveys in the form of questionnaires, addressing Industry Liaison and Contact Officers, located respectively at governmental agencies and research infrastructures, ...

The ERIC community and Horizon Europe Mission Areas

ERICs as facilitators of excellent science benefiting society 

The legal framework for a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) was introduced in 2009 to facilitate the establishment and operation of large-scale research infrastructures of European interest. The first ERIC was ...

European Research Infrastructure Consortia and COVID-19 Research

European Research Infrastructures, many of them organised as ERICs, are essential resource to the researchers studying the many aspects of the pandemics. Addressing issues such as development of the vaccine and medicines, insights into the social challenges, and the impact ...

The Extreme Light Infrastructure passes key milestone to become an ERIC

The Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI) is a step closer to officially becoming an international organisation. The Czech Republic and Hungary, together with Italy and Lithuania, have formally applied to the European Commission to establish the new, pan-European organisation known as ...

RI-PATHS Webinars: A European framework for socio-economic impact of research infrastructures: A way forward”.

The RI-PATHS project team is pleased to invite research infrastructures, funding agencies, policy makers, impact analysts and other potential user communities to three dedicated online webinars tackling the theme “A European framework for socio-economic impact of research infrastructures: A ...

Webinar – Supporting European Research: Communicating the Value of Life Science RIs in Times of Crisis and Beyond

CORBEL presents its final webinar, this time with guest speaker Bogi Eliasen from the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies (CIFS). Prior to the webinar, CIFS will run a Delphi study with the participation of CORBEL partners for two weeks, facilitating ...

ERF’s Review of Working Practices of Analytical facilities During the Pandemic

The on-going COVID-19 pandemic has strongly impacted the operations of research infrastructures. To protect their staff, several analytical facilities are closed for operations or strongly limiting their activities while maximizing protection measures, while some others provide limited access to external ...

Overview of ERICs’ surveys on Administrative and operational issues

Between November 2019 and January 2020, the ERIC Forum conducted 4 surveys to collect feedback from ERICs on issues spanning financial reporting, budgeting, procurement, HR, insurance and more.

The aim of the surveys was to gather and analyse ERICs’ input ...

Communication Toolkit for European Research Infrastructures is now Online

The Communication Toolkit for European Research Infrastructures provides an easy and useful set of tools, guidelines and resources to improve the communication strategy and activities of research infrastructures. Its common use is expected to increase the individual and collective visibility ...

Questionnaire – Research Infrastructures and COVID-19 Research


The Association of European-Level Research Infrastructures Facilities (ERF-AISBL), in collaboration with CERIC-ERIC, has set up a page which presents the various services, such as rapid access to instruments, data and other resources, offered by the Research ...

INSTRUCT-ERIC offers priority access for COVID-19 related research proposals

INSTRUCT-ERIC is offering priority access to groups that need to use its structural biology services for projects directly related to COVID-19 viral proteins. Priority access will ensure a faster review of research proposals relating to COVID-19. 

Read more about the ...

ESFRI cluster projects-Position papers on expectations and planned contributions to the EOSC


Through its cluster projects, ESCAPE, ENVRI-FAIR, SSHOC, PaNOSC and EOSC-Life, the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) steers the integration and consolidation of thematic e-infrastructure platforms in preparation for connecting them ...

Rules of Procedures (RoP) signatures – ERIC Forum Meeting 2020, Brussels

Andrea Oepen, SHARE-ERIC


Francesco Florindi, BBMRI-ERIC


Lorna Ryan, European Social Survey ERIC


John Womersley, European Spallation Source ERIC

Francisco Colomer, JIV-ERIC

Paola Materia, EMSO-ERIC

Franciska de Jong, CLARIN-ERIC


Christos Arvanitidis, LifeWatch-ERIC

Ron Dekker and ...

Press Release: The ERIC Forum announces new Chair and Vice Chair

The ERIC Forum, which brings together 21 leading European Research Infrastructures, has a new leadership.The aim of the ERIC Forum is to advance operations of ERICs and to strategically contribute to the development of ERIC-related policies.

The new Chair ...



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