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Training for cAreer deveLopment in high-radiation ENvironment Technologies

Objective

TALENT is a 4-year multi-site training network aiming at career development of young researchers on design, construction, manufacturing, testing and commissioning of innovative radiation hard detector modules and novel scientific instruments. TALENT provides, to 15 ESRs and 2 ERs, training for deep understanding of the complexity of scientific instrument building from theoretical design until industrial manufacturing cost efficiency considerations. The network consists of 9 academic institutions and 8 industrial companies of excellence, providing the researchers a multicultural, truly stimulating and interdisciplinary learning environment.
The 2006 report of ESFRI and the European Strategy for Particle Physics set the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) Upgrade and enhancement of intersectoral R&D as priorities to keep the leading high energy physics facilities and expertise of Europe at the world-class level. TALENT will make substantial advancements into these objectives. The research program significantly contributes into CERN ATLAS R&D project, the Insertable B-layer (IBL). Furthermore, IBL’s innovative detector modules and instrumentation are already showing major potential for industrial applications in satellite instruments, X-ray systems, sensor technologies, medical imaging and cancer therapy. To enhance intersectoral R&D and training collaboration as well as mutual knowledge transfer, and thus to speed up the development of the IBL technologies, major R&D efforts within TALENT are put into these industrial applications.
The mutual R&D interests the intersectoral consortium partners share is likely to lead into particularly creative multidisciplinary learning environment within TALENT. The chosen training approach will deepen the existing R&D collaborations between the partners and, more importantly, give the participating young researchers expertise and understanding to build a successful international career in R&D in science, industry or in their interface.

Call for proposal

FP7-PEOPLE-2011-ITN
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Coordinator

ORGANISATION EUROPEENNE POUR LA RECHERCHE NUCLEAIRE
Address
Esplanade Des Particules 1 Parcelle 11482 De Meyrin Batiment Cadastral 1046
1211 Geneve 23
Switzerland

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Seamus Hegarty (Mr.)
EU contribution
€ 1 020 976,24

Participants (9)

FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FORDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG EV

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Germany
Address
Hansastrasse 27c
80686 Munchen
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Christoph Schulte
WIRTSCHAFTSUNIVERSITAT WIEN
Austria
EU contribution
€ 553 281,64
Address
Welthandelsplatz 1
1020 Wien

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Philipp Tuertscher (Dr.)
STICHTING NEDERLANDSE WETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK INSTITUTEN
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 562 106,91
Address
Winthontlaan 2
3526 KV Utrecht

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Arjen Van Rijn (Mr.)
RHEINISCHE FRIEDRICH-WILHELMS-UNIVERSITAT BONN
Germany
EU contribution
€ 522 024,81
Address
Regina Pacis Weg 3
53113 Bonn

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Daniela Hasenpusch (Ms.)
BERGISCHE UNIVERSITAET WUPPERTAL
Germany
EU contribution
€ 522 024,81
Address
Gauss-strasse 20
42119 Wuppertal

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Ulrike Hartig (Ms.)
CIS FORSCHUNGSINSTITUT FUR MIKROSENSORIK GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 254 636,41
Address
Konrad Zuse Strasse 14
99099 Erfurt

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Dietmar Starke (Dr.)
ATOSTEK OY
Finland
EU contribution
€ 263 545,95
Address
Hermiankatu 3 A
33720 Tampere

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Jarkko Niittylahti (Dr.)
UNIVERSITE DE GENEVE
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 514 081,93
Address
Rue Du General Dufour 24
1211 Geneve

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Alex Waehry (Dr.)
UNIVERSITETET I OSLO
Norway
EU contribution
€ 302 884,36
Address
Problemveien 5-7
0313 Oslo

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Steinar Stapnes (Prof.)