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 5th 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 straight 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 5th call for proposals is open from January 15th, 2020 to July 29th, 2020.
More information and CALIPSOplus light source contacts can be found at here.