The COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, pollution, as well as the collapse in the Earth’s biodiversity, all highlight the importance of working together to build an inclusive society and a sustainable future, in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
The eight EIROforum research organisations are all in the vanguard of their respective fields, and constantly innovating in order to stay there. All are currently engaged in preparing new facilities or upgrading existing ones to ensure a bright future for European research in the coming decades. This article takes a look at the range of work going on around the labs.
On 1 July, Professor Helmut Schober and his team at the Institut Laue-Langevin, ILL, took over from CERN as Chair of EIROforum. As is customary, the ILL will take on this role for one year.
EIROforum has published a document on the value and impact of Research Infrastructures for European science, economy and society, with the aim of showing the importance of such infrastructures for Europe’s recovery after the COVID-19 crisis.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, a tradition established in 1970 to raise awareness of an environment in crisis. Read more
On the occasion of the annual International Day of Women and Girls in Science, 11th February, leading female scientists, physicists and engineers from the EIRO Organisations share their experiences and inspire the next generations.
The leaders of eight of Europe’s most prominent scientific research organisations announce their support for declaring 2022 the International Year of Basic Sciences for Development.
EIROforum was actively present at the EU Research and Innovation Days, held from 24 to 26 September in Brussels.
The 31st EU Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) took place from 13-18 September in Sofia, Bulgaria. Over 150 young scientists – students aged from 15-19 years - from 39 countries presented their research projects to the public, and to a jury composed of prominent scientists from across the world.
On 1 July 2019, CERN took over the presidency of EIROforum from EUROfusion.