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Future Circular Collider Innovation Study

Objective

What is the Origin of Everything? The Standard Model of Particle Physics explains everything except for the parts that it does not cover. This limitation calls for a science mission to gain a deeper understanding of matter, energy and the fundamental laws of nature. The first step is to elucidate the mysteries that revolve around the Higgs boson. Is it point like? Does it interact with itself? The best way to answer these such questions is to create a clean experimental environment with a highest luminosity particle collider. The Future Circular Collider Innovation Study (FCCIS) will deliver a conceptual design and an implementation plan for a new research infrastructure, consisting of a 100 km long, circular tunnel and a dozen surface sites. It will initially host an electron-positron particle collider. With an energy frontier hadron collider as a second step, it can serve a world-wide community through the end of the 21st century.
This project will validate the key performance enablers at particle accelerators. Extreme luminosities, a factory producing a million Higgs bosons, luminosities up to 100 times the present world record with parts-per-million energy precision will strengthen Europe’s leadership in excellent science for many decades. This project will attract academic and industrial leaders to develop a feasible and affordable project that incorporates ecodesign and resource efficiency from an early stage onwards. The project includes work with the host states France and Switzerland to ensure that the infrastructure blends in with the territorial boundary conditions. A socio-economic impact analysis will reveal the added value that this infrastructure will generate during its first phase and serve as the basis for developing a funding and implementation plan. This project emphasizes the user capacity building process with theoretical and experimental physicists at an international scale to ensure an exploitation of the facility from the start.

Field of science

  • /natural sciences/physical sciences/theoretical physics/particles/particle accelerator
  • /natural sciences/physical sciences/theoretical physics/particles/higgs boson

Call for proposal

H2020-INFRADEV-2019-3
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Funding Scheme

RIA - Research and Innovation action

Coordinator

EUROPEAN ORGANIZATION FOR NUCLEAR RESEARCH
Address
Esplanade Des Particules 1 Parcelle 11482 De Meyrin Batiment Cadastral 1046
1211 Geneva 23
Switzerland
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 0

Participants (15)

COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES
France
EU contribution
€ 188 910
Address
Rue Leblanc 25
75015 Paris 15
Activity type
Research Organisations
CENTRE D ETUDES ET D EXPERTISE SUR LES RISQUES L ENVIRONNEMENT LA MOBILITE ET L AMENAGEMENT
France
EU contribution
€ 314 660
Address
25 Av Francois Mitterrand
69500 Bron
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
CENTRE D'ETUDES DES TUNNELS
France
EU contribution
€ 108 005
Address
25 Avenue Francois Mitterand
69674 Bron
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
France
EU contribution
€ 302 265
Address
Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
CSIL - CENTRO STUDI INDUSTRIA LEGGERA SOCIETA' COOPERATIVA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 197 695
Address
Corso Monforte 15
20122 Milano
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
STIFTUNG DEUTSCHES ELEKTRONEN-SYNCHROTRON DESY
Germany
EU contribution
€ 474 695
Address
Notkestrasse 85
22607 Hamburg
Activity type
Research Organisations
THE HENRYK NIEWODNICZANSKI INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR PHYSICS, POLISH ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
Poland
EU contribution
€ 139 375
Address
Radzikowskiego 152
31 342 Krakow
Activity type
Research Organisations
ISTITUTO NAZIONALE DI FISICA NUCLEARE
Italy
EU contribution
€ 285 780
Address
Via Enrico Fermi 54
00044 Frascati
Activity type
Research Organisations
KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER TECHNOLOGIE
Germany
EU contribution
€ 178 850
Address
Kaiserstrasse 12
76131 Karlsruhe
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
LATITUDE DURABLE SARL
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 176 225
Address
Rue Des Bains 44
1205 Geneve
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
MONTANUNIVERSITAET LEOBEN
Austria
EU contribution
€ 101 185
Address
Franz Josef Strasse 18
8700 Leoben
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
SPRINGER NATURE BV
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 189 660
Address
Van Godewijckstraat 30
3311 GX Dordrecht
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
TERRA MATER FACTUAL STUDIOS GMBH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 204 035
Address
Wambachergasse 2
1130 Wien
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
THE UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 85 910
Address
Brownlow Hill 765 Foundation Building
L69 7ZX Liverpool
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 52 600
Address
Colexio De San Xerome Praza Do Obradoiro S/n
15782 Santiago De Compostela
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments