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Research infrastructure services advancing frontier knowledge: co-fund pilots with pan-European RIs and/or national RIs


This topic aims at piloting the co-funding, with Member States and Associated Countries, of programmes of access to research infrastructures at EU level. The programme should provide trans-national access (on-site or remote) and/or virtual access to services offered by a set of similar or complementary advanced national or pan-European research infrastructures, to enable curiosity-driven interdisciplinary research. Proposals can address all scientific domains.

Proposals should explain how the EU funding in support of the common access programme will be complemented by other national or international funding sources providing the remaining co-funding rate, and pool the necessary financial resources to implement joint calls for the provision of access to research infrastructures.

The access programme to research infrastructures may be implemented either directly by the consortium, with the provision of trans-national and virtual access by beneficiaries, third parties or external providers of purc