Partnership Research Institutions
EMPA – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Material Science and Technology
As an interdisciplinary research institute Empa conducts cutting-edge materials and technology research. Our research and development activities focus on meeting the requirements of industry and the needs of society, and thus link applications-oriented research to the practical implementation of new ideas in the areas of nanostructured, “smart” materials and surfaces, environmental, energy and sustainable building technologies as well as biotechnology and medical technology.
Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (Canada)
It is a state-of-the-art university capable of supporting scientific and technological innovation thanks to its cutting edge facilities, such as the Enviromental Technology Laboratories, the National Experimental Biology Centre and the Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Center (unique in Canada). They have a wide experience in the fields of materials and natural, biomedical, and social sciences. INRS helps train the next generation of highly skilled scientists in twenty-two master’s and doctoral programs and also shorts programs.
Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati of the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare
The main characteristic of LNF consists in knowing how to build particle accelerators. This path was set with the synchrotron in 1957, continued with AdA and ADONE up to the current DAφNE, the machine with the world record for low energy instantaneous luminosity, a true success.The technical and scientific expertise of LNF in the field of accelerators is unique in Italy and competitive in Europe, representing an asset that INFN also makes available to society.
Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas de Argentina
Se trata de una red institucional que comprende Centros Científicos y Tecnológicos, Unidades Ejecutoras y Unidades Asociadas. Los Centros Científicos Tecnológicos (CCT) deben asegurar espacios apropiados para la ejecución de investigaciones científicas, tecnológicas y de desarrollo en el espacio físico y de influencia que les compete. Las Unidades Ejecutoras son unidades de investigación y servicios que, bajo la responsabilidad de un director, realizan tareas de investigación científica, tecnológica o de desarrollo, organizadas en varias líneas de trabajo. Respecto a las Unidades Asociadas son todas las instituciones con la que el CONICET establece un Convenio en mérito a su relevancia científico – tecnológica dentro del Sistema Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología de Argentina.
Fyzikální Ústav (ELI Beamlines)
It is a public research institute, oriented on the fundamental and applied research in physics. The founder of the institute is The Czech Academy of Sciences. The present research programme of the Institute comprises five branches of physics: paticle physics, the physics of condensed matter, solid state physics, optics and plasma physics. It also corresponds to the way how the institute is divided into major research divisions.
Joint Institute for High Temperatures (Rusian Academy of Science)
Its history begins in 1960. It researches in: solution of the problems associated with the development of safe and enviromentally clean power industry; research in the field of energy conservation and chemical power generation; studies into the thermophysical, electrophysicak, optical and dynamic properties of materials and low-temperature plasma; studies into the processes of heat-and mass transfer and ohysical gas and plasma dynamics, and research in the field of themophysics of intensive pulsed treatment of matter.
Laboratorio Subterráneo de Canfranc
The LSC in collaboration with the Universitat de Barcelona has launched the two new continuous GNSS stations, which will form part of the Canfranc geodynamic facility. The new stations have been installed in the areas of Jaca and Candanchú. They will enable the monitoring of the tectonic deformations in the Pyrenees and will be essential for multi-disciplinary studies of the earthquake activity in the region.
Photon Pioneers Center (Osaka University)
Osaka University has one of the largest research staffs in Japan in the field of photon science. It operates on the world-class level, and is fully capable of makink broad contributions to society, ranging from creation of new disciplines to development of industrial applications. The Photon Pioneers Center plays a role as an organization for on-campus-cross-coordination relating to photon science
The University of Salamanca, founded in 1218, is a medium sized university with over thirty thousand students. It s considered to be the oldest Spanish universities in existence. It is the second most popular university in the country for students wanting to study outside their home districts.. USAL is youth and experience, history and innovation.
ALBA is a third generation Synchrotron Light Facility. It is constructed and operated by the CELLS consortium and is co-financed by the Catalan and Spanish governments. t is located in Cerdanyola del Vallès near Barcelona, Spain, a city to live and share.
The storage ring commissioning and the installation of the first seven beamlines are completed. First users are visiting the laboratory since May 2012.
X-Ray Free Electron Laser (XFEL)
The European XFEL is a research facility currently under construction in the Hamburg area, Germany. From 2015 on, it will generate extremely intense X-ray flashes to be used by researchers from all over the world. Scientists will be able to map the atomic details of viruses, decipher the molecular composition of cells, take three dimensional images of the nano-world, film chemical reactions and study processes such as those occurring deep inside planets.
Facultade de Ciências – Universidade do Porto
The Universidade do Porto, founded in 1911, has 14 faculties but it began just with two: the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Medicine. So that, the faculty of Sciences has more than 250 years of history that turns it in one of the most important of this university.
Centro de Láseres Ultrarrápidos (CLUR) – Universidad Complutense de Madrid
The Centro de Asistencia a la Investigación (CAI) de Espectroscopía Multifotónica y de Femtosegundos, belongs to one of the research support centres created in the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Since its inception, this CAI has a nanosecond laser system formed by two Nd:YAG lasers and two dye lasers with second harmonic generators. Since 2004 the CLUR also has a femtosecond laser system.
Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV)
The relevance of UPV's research outputs underpins the strong international presence of the institution, which has close collaborative links with the best universities in the world. UPV is an innovative and entrepreneurial University, with effective mechanisms for the dissemination of scientific and technological results, and which excels in the training of researchers and in the creation of technology-based companies. UPV is an efficient public institution at the service of society, with a strong social and environmental commitment.
Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte
The Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport is responsible for setting out and implementing Government policy on professional training and university education, as well as for promoting, protecting and disseminating Spanish historic heritage, state museums, the arts, books, reading and literary creation, film and audiovisual activity, books and state-owned libraries, and for promoting and disseminating culture in Spanish. It also promotes cultural cooperation and international relations in the field of culture, the latter in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH)
CENIEH is a Research Centre belonging to the national network of Unique Science & Technology Infrastructures (ICTS). It is open to scientific and technological use for the national and international scientific and technological community. Its main goal is the development of scientific research in the field of human evolution during the Late Neogene and Quaternary. Other targets are promoting awareness and knowledge transfer to society and encouraging and supporting collaboration in conducting excavations and deposits of these periods, both Spanish and worldwide.
Centro Nacional de Aceleradores (CNA)
The CNA is a joint center of the University of Sevilla, Regional Govermment of Andalucía and CSIC. It is a Singular Scientific and Technological facility (ICTS by its Spanish initials), dedicated to interdisciplinary research and therefore open to external users. There are three ion accelerators: one Tandem Van de Graaff 3-MV, a cyclotron, which provides 18 MeV protons and deuterons of 9 MeV and a Tandem Cockcroft Walton type 1MV accelerator used as a mass spectrometer. Applying these three accelerators, CNA covers several fields as materials science, environmental impact, nuclear and particle physics, nuclear instrumentation, medical imaging, biomedical research and preclinical molecular imaging or dating, among others.
The University of the Basque Country
The University of the Basque Country, true to its commitment of service to the Society contributes to the development of social-economic environment. The university research groups develop a first-rate job calls for participating in various public and private projects. In addition, our University establishes cooperation agreements with research centers and contracts with companies and institutions for the transfer of research results, scientific and technological cooperation and strategic alliances in R+D. Among the strategic objectives of the Vice President for research include the development of research excellence and contribution to the generation and transfer of knowledge to businesses and institutions.
Universidade de Santiago de Compostela (USC)
The University of Santiago de Compostela is education and knowledge at the service of society. It is a singular institution due to its history, the impressive settings of Compostela and Lugo, its dynamism and its commitment to modernisation. The house of Knowledge is strongly committed to providing high quality teaching, research and services. It is also committed to the respect for the enviroment, sustainable development as well as to the social, economic and cultural dynamisation of our region. Our enterprising profile enables us to look to the future with ambition