The European project CALIPSOplus brings together 19 partners offering access to 14 synchrotrons and 8 Free-electron Lasers (FELs) in Europe and the Middle East. In particular, the project is funding industry (SMEs) trans-national access to light sources. The latest call for proposals is now open for SMEs.
CALIPSOplus is aimed at removing barriers that prevent access to world-class, accelerator based light sources. The intense beams generated by light sources are outstanding tools for characterizing a large type of materials that provides unique information very useful for industry.
CALIPSOplus funding supports access by SMEs. The SMEs can apply for through the wayforlight.eu portal. This pilot trans-national access scheme allows SMEs to access the best light source for their particular needs, irrespective of whether or not it is the closest light source.
The latest call for proposals is open from September 3rd, 2019 to December 19st, 2019.
More information and CALIPSOplus light source contacts can be found at here.