Workshop on Impact Assessment, Evaluation and Monitoring of Research Infrastructures: The presentations are now available
16-17 December 2020, Online
Recently, impact assessment and/or monitoring have been highlighted as an important element of long-term sustainability of research infrastructures by ESFRI, European Commission, Competitiveness Council as well as OECD. This has resulted in an adoption of a ...
How science has been feeding into policy-making in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic?
Read the interview with Peter Piot, special advisor to the President of the European Commission on the response to the coronavirus and COVID-19, on how science has been feeding into policy-making.
The full article is available here.
IV RICH Symposium: ‘Research Infrastructures as engines for maximising impact of Horizon Europe’
IV RICH Symposium entitled ‘Research Infrastructures as engines for maximising impact of Horizon Europe’ will take place virtually on 12-13 November 2020. This Symposium aims to provide a comprehensive view of possibilities that the European RIs offer in terms of ...
EFIS’ Interactive Toolkit on Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of Research Infrastructures
Article from the EFIS website, published on 19 October 2020:
Over the last decade, the EFIS Centre team has built up an in-depth experience on the topic of socio-economic impact assessment of research infrastructures. Our staff have participated ...
ERIC Forum’s new Chair and Vice Chair elections: A call for ERICs
In view of the upcoming ERIC Forum Chair and Vice-Chair elections, ERICs are kindly invited to share their views and have their say with regards to the new election rules, as part of the general revision process of the Rules ...
The ERIC Forum is pleased to announce the release of its first policy brief
The ERIC Forum is pleased to announce the release of its first policy brief.
This brief, entitled “Funding models for access to ERIC multinational / transnational services” focuses on the funding instruments that allow ERICs to provide access ...
ERIC Forum Policy Brief – One page overview
Over the course of the past decade, European Research Infrastructure Consortia (ERICs) have become key instruments for cutting-edge science that provide solutions to today’s major socio-economic and environmental challenges, underpinning the development of the European Research Area (ERA) and fostering ...
ERIC Forum Position Papers
CLARIN-ERIC: COVID-19 activities
CLARIN-ERIC: COVID-19 activities
CLARIN-ERIC launched initiatives aimed at providing tools and data that can be deployed as part of the Social Science and Humanities response to the COVID-19 outbreak. These include a campaign towards extending the coverage of the ...
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 ...
EU missions – Call for ideas
Have you say on EU missions for adapting to climate change, conquering cancer, greener cities and healthy oceans and soils.
How would you tackle adaptation to climate change? Got an idea to make cities greener? Care about healthy oceans, and ...
1st ERIC Forum Policy Seminar
14 – 15 September 2020, Online
The first ERIC Forum Policy Seminar will be held online on 14 – 15 September. The seminar will focus on funding models for access to ERIC multinational/transnational services. It will provide a unique ...
Press release: Jens Habermann appointed Director General of BBMRI-ERIC
1st September 2020
The Assembly of Members of the Biobanking and BioMolecular resources Research Infrastructure – European Research Infrastructure Consortium (BBMRI-ERIC) appointed Professor Jens K. Habermann as new Director General. The distinguished scientist, clinician and recognized expert in biobanking, translational ...
Input of the ERIC Forum to the Open Consultation for the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC)
The ERIC Forum supports the worldwide movement towards open science and looks forward to working closely with EOSC and other research infrastructures to make data (and computational services which generate or validate this data) available through the European ...
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).
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
ERIC Forum’s New Corporate Brochure
The ERIC Forum is pleased to announce the release of its new corporate brochure.
The brochure aims to introduce the general public to the ERIC community, its activities and scope. It is also targeted towards various other stakeholders ...
ARIE position paper on Horizon Europe Mission
ARIE position paper on Horizon Europe Mission
The ARIE (Analytical Research Infrastructures in Europe) Joint Position Paper highlighting how a common, complementary approach by Europe’s analytical RIs will help address the societal challenges of the Horizon Europe Missions framework ...
EPOS-ERIC is hiring its Executive Director
EPOS-ERIC is hiring its Executive Director to lead EPOS Research Infrastructure aimed at ensuring sustainable use and re-use of multidisciplinary solid Earth science data & products, fostering research and innovation.
Application deadline: 20 September.
Read more about the job ...
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 ...
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 ...
“European Research Infrastructures for a smarter future” Conference
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 ...
BBMRI-ERIC response to the Coronavirus Pandemic
RESOURCES FROM BIOBANKS ACROSS EUROPE AVAILABLE FOR RESEARCH ON COVID-19
COVID-19 represents a great challenge for our healthcare systems. The situation and the working conditions are difficult in many places and direct patient care has the highest priority.
The next ...
CERIC-ERIC offers free Fast Track Access to COVID-19 related research
In order to facilitate the research on the COVID-19, CERIC has set up a dedicated Fast Track Access to a selected number of instruments.
The dedicated Fast Track Access will allow to access the selected instruments for research related to ...
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 ...
ERIC Forum Meeting 2020, Brussels
05-06 February 2020, Brussels
The first ERIC Forum meeting of 2020 was held in Brussels on 5thand 6thFebruary 2020. It brought together more than 23 different ERIC and ERIC-to-be, as well as representatives from the European ...
European User Office Meeting 2020
29-30 April 2020, Dolní Břežany – Czech Republic
The Extreme-Light-Infrastructure (ELI) is organizing the 4th European User Office Meeting (EUOM) that will be held at ELI Beamlines in Dolní Břežany in the Czech Republic with the support of ERF ...
Rules of Procedures (RoP) signatures – ERIC Forum Meeting 2020, Brussels
Andrea Oepen, SHARE-ERIC
Francesco Florindi, BBMRI-ERIC
Lorna Ryan, European Social Survey ERIC
Anton Ussi, EATRIS-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 ...
ERIC Forum Meeting 2020 | Registration and Program
05-06 February 2020 | Renaissance Hotel, Brussels – Belgium
The upcoming ERIC Forum meeting will take place on 05 – 06 February 2020 at the Renaissance Hotel in Brussels, Belgium.
The meeting will bring together representatives from ERICs and the ...
BBMRI-ERIC is hiring a Systems Administrator
Job location: The Central Executive Management Office of BBMRI-ERIC in Graz, Austria
Job Purpose: The Systems Administrator is responsible for supporting all office operations regarding IT and the infrastructure operations of