ERIC Forum Implementation Project: Kick off meeting

31 January 2019, Amsterdam – The Netherlands

On Thursday 31 January, 23* European Research Infrastructures, based in 11 different countries with national nodes in all European Member States, met in Amsterdam to launch the ERIC Forum project, co-funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020programme (grant agreement N. 823798). The project will run until December 2022.

The community legal framework for a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) is a specific legal form to facilitate the establishment and operation of research infrastructures with European interest. Among others, it provides a legal capacity recognised in all EU Member States, a faster process than creating an international organisation, exemptions from VAT and excise duty.

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9thERIC FORUM MEETING, Oslo – Norway 

07 – 08 May 2019, Research Council Norway

On May 7th, representatives of current and future ERICs will come together for the 9thERIC Forum meeting, which will take place at the Research Council of Norway in Oslo.

The first day of the meeting will include presentations and updates from some of the project’ stakeholders. This includes the European Commission’s developments with regards to topics of interest to the ERIC community, ESFRI’s latest advancements and more.

This year, the meeting will incorporate also the 2ndmeeting of the ERIC Forum Implementation Project on May 8th. Following the kick off in Amsterdam on January 31st, project partners will present the current status of each work package as well as the upcoming steps and deliverables.

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