Beslut om forskningsinfrastruktur om ca 4 miljarder

Vetenskapsrådet (vr.se). Vetenskapsrådet har tagit beslut om att stödja svenska forskningsinfrastrukturer med cirka 4 miljarder kronor. Det handlar om finansiering som sträcker sig uppemot åtta år framåt. Max IV, datorinfrastrukturen SNIC och databaser inom samhällsvetenskap och hälsa är några av de infrastrukturer som finansieras. – För att skapa bra förutsättningar [...]

21 september, 2017|Nyheter|

ITER platform – from every angle

Iter.org/newsline. The ITER platform is changing fast: buildings that were just steel and concrete skeletons a few weeks ago now have roofs; ongoing cladding operations herald the architectural harmony that will be the rule for all structures (with the exception of the poloidal field coil winding facility and the Cryostat Workshop, [...]

12 september, 2017|Nyheter|

Overwhelming interest – Big Science Business Forum 2018 exhibition space sold out in 15 minutes

bsbf2018.org. On Friday 1 September 2018 12:00 CET, BSBF2018 opened its exhibition space registration and within15 minutes the exhibition space was sold out. BSBF2018 is overwhelmed with the interest from businesses and organisations interested in exhibiting at BSBF2018 and wish to thank everybody who has shown interest and requested an [...]

5 september, 2017|Nyheter|

European XFEL: World’s most powerful X-ray source starts up

cern.ch. Today, an official ceremony marked the inauguration of the European X-ray Free-Electron Laser (European XFEL(link is external)), in Schenefeld-Hamburg, Germany. Extending over a distance of 3.4 km in tunnels departing from DESY in Bahrenfeld-Hamburg, it will generate ultrashort X-ray flashes at a rate of 27 000 per second with an intensity [...]

1 september, 2017|Nyheter|

ESO’s outgoing Director General Tim de Zeeuv on ten years with ESO

Eso.org. In ESOcast 124 ESO’s outgoing Director General, Tim de Zeeuw, gives us his thoughts and reflections on a decade at ESO. Over the last ten years ESO has consolidated its position as the world’s foremost intergovernmental astronomy organisation. In this period of growth the organisation has seen the accession [...]

31 augusti, 2017|Nyheter|

ESS i Lund kan få extranamn: New Materials for Global Challenges

8till5.se. ESS i Lund blir Sveriges i särklass mest påkostade bygge. Men okunskapen är stor om European Spallation Source. Därför vill regeringens särskilda samordnare Lena Ek ge ESS ett tilläggsnamn: New Materials for Global Challenges. – Det är ganska mycket uppförsbacke att tala om en spallation source, säger hon. Både den [...]

23 augusti, 2017|Nyheter|

Sverige vässar kompetens inom neutronspridning

Bilaga i Dagens industri 170629. ESS är den största forskningssatsningen någonsin i Sveriges historia. Samtidigt är den svenska forskning som använder neutronspridning begränsad. Därför satsar SSF 120 miljoner kronor för att bygga en forskarskola för neutronspridning. Läs mer i Dagens industris tryckta upplaga. Mer information om forskarskolan Swedness finns här.

29 juni, 2017|Nyheter|

Big Science Business Forum 2018 – registration is now open

Bsbf2018.org. Big Science Business Forum takes place in 26-28 February 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark. Registration, sponsorship and exhibition is now open! Big Science Business Forum 2018 will be the first one-stop-shop for European companies and other stakeholders to learn about Europe’s Big Science organisations’ future investments and procurements worth billions of euros. The forum will offer [...]

28 juni, 2017|Nyheter|

ELT Primary Mirror Prepares to Flex its Muscles

Eso.org. ESO has signed a contract with the German company Physik Instrumente GmbH & Co. KG, based in Karlsruhe, to construct the position actuators (PACTs) that will adjust the positions of the 798 hexagonal segments of the primary mirror of ESO’s Extremely Large Telescope (ELT). The segments that make up the [...]

20 juni, 2017|Nyheter|