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Advanced European Infrastructures for Detectors at Accelerators

Objective

Particle physics is at the forefront of the ERA, attracting a global community of more than 10,000 scientists. With the upgrade of the LHC and the preparation of new experiments, the community will have to overcome unprecedented challenges in order to answer fundamental questions concerning the Higgs boson, neutrinos, and physics beyond the Standard Model. Major developments in detector technology are required to ensure the success of these endeavours.

The AIDA-2020 project brings together the leading European infrastructures in detector development and a number of academic institutes, thus assembling the necessary expertise for the ambitious programme of work. In total, 19 countries and CERN are involved in this programme, which follows closely the priorities of the European Strategy for Particle Physics.

AIDA-2020 aims to advance detector technologies beyond current limits by offering well-equipped test beam and irradiation facilities for testing detector systems under its Transnational Access programme. Common software tools, micro-electronics and data acquisition systems are also provided. This shared high-quality infrastructure will ensure optimal use and coherent development, thus increasing knowledge exchange between European groups and maximising scientific progress. The project also exploits the innovation potential of detector research by engaging with European industry for large-scale production of detector systems and by developing applications outside of particle physics, e.g. for medical imaging.

AIDA-2020 will lead to enhanced coordination within the European detector community, leveraging EU and national resources. The project will explore novel detector technologies and will provide the ERA with world-class infrastructure for detector development, benefiting thousands of researchers participating in future particle physics projects, and contributing to maintaining Europe's leadership of the field.

Field of science

  • /medical and health sciences/clinical medicine/radiology/medical imaging
  • /natural sciences/physical sciences/theoretical physics/particles/higgs boson

Call for proposal

H2020-INFRAIA-2014-2015
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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
€ 2 192 759,11

Participants (38)

OESTERREICHISCHE AKADEMIE DER WISSENSCHAFTEN
Austria
EU contribution
€ 120 000
Address
Dr. Ignaz Seipel-platz 2
1010 Wien
Activity type
Research Organisations
UNIVERSITE CATHOLIQUE DE LOUVAIN
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 78 629
Address
Place De L Universite 1
1348 Louvain La Neuve
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR RESEARCH AND NUCLEAR ENERGY - BULGARIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
Bulgaria
EU contribution
€ 45 000
Address
Tzarigradsko Shose 72
1784 Sofia
Activity type
Research Organisations
RUDER BOSKOVIC INSTITUTE
Croatia
EU contribution
€ 86 440
Address
Bijenicka Cesta 54
10000 Zagreb
Activity type
Research Organisations
FYZIKALNI USTAV AV CR V.V.I
Czechia
EU contribution
€ 65 000
Address
Na Slovance 2
18221 Praha 8
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES
France
EU contribution
€ 161 000
Address
Rue Leblanc 25
75015 Paris 15
Activity type
Research Organisations
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
France
EU contribution
€ 1 248 300
Address
Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
STIFTUNG DEUTSCHES ELEKTRONEN-SYNCHROTRON DESY
Germany
EU contribution
€ 1 143 634,13
Address
Notkestrasse 85
22607 Hamburg
Activity type
Research Organisations
JOHANNES GUTENBERG-UNIVERSITAT MAINZ
Germany
EU contribution
€ 45 000
Address
Saarstrasse 21
55122 Mainz
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER TECHNOLOGIE
Germany
EU contribution
€ 225 943
Address
Kaiserstrasse 12
76131 Karlsruhe
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
MAX-PLANCK-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FORDERUNG DER WISSENSCHAFTEN EV
Germany
EU contribution
€ 143 000
Address
Hofgartenstrasse 8
80539 Muenchen
Activity type
Research Organisations
RHEINISCHE FRIEDRICH-WILHELMS-UNIVERSITAT BONN
Germany
EU contribution
€ 298 825
Address
Regina Pacis Weg 3
53113 Bonn
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
WIGNER FIZIKAI KUTATOKOZPONT
Hungary
EU contribution
€ 45 000
Address
Konkoly Thege Miklos Ut 29-33
1121 Budapest
Activity type
Research Organisations
TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY
Israel
EU contribution
€ 35 000
Address
Ramat Aviv
69978 Tel Aviv
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
FONDAZIONE BRUNO KESSLER
Italy
EU contribution
€ 125 000
Address
Via Santa Croce 77
38122 Trento
Activity type
Research Organisations
ISTITUTO NAZIONALE DI FISICA NUCLEARE
Italy
EU contribution
€ 1 239 000
Address
Via Enrico Fermi 54
00044 Frascati
Activity type
Research Organisations
VILNIAUS UNIVERSITETAS
Lithuania
EU contribution
€ 80 000
Address
Universiteto G. 3
01513 Vilnius
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITETET I BERGEN
Norway
EU contribution
€ 45 000
Address
Museplassen 1
5020 Bergen
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
AKADEMIA GORNICZO-HUTNICZA IM. STANISLAWA STASZICA W KRAKOWIE
Poland
EU contribution
€ 120 000
Address
Al Adama Mickiewicza 30
30-059 Krakow
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
LABORATORIO DE INSTRUMENTACAO E FISICA EXPERIMENTAL DE PARTICULAS LIP
Portugal
EU contribution
€ 45 000
Address
Rua Larga 4 Universidade De Coimbra
3004 516 Coimbra
Activity type
Research Organisations
INSTITUT JOZEF STEFAN
Slovenia
EU contribution
€ 221 571
Address
Jamova 39
1000 Ljubljana
Activity type
Research Organisations
CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIONES ENERGETICAS, MEDIOAMBIENTALES Y TECNOLOGICAS-CIEMAT
Spain
EU contribution
€ 182 000
Address
Avenida Complutense 40
28040 Madrid
Activity type
Research Organisations
AGENCIA ESTATAL CONSEJO SUPERIOR DEINVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS
Spain
EU contribution
€ 320 600
Address
Calle Serrano 117
28006 Madrid
Activity type
Research Organisations
INSTITUTO DE FISICA DE ALTAS ENERGIAS
Spain
EU contribution
€ 59 000
Address
Campus De Bellaterra - Universidad Autonoma De Barcelona
08193 Cerdanyola Del Valles
Activity type
Research Organisations
INSTITUTO TECNOLOGICO DE ARAGON
Spain
EU contribution
€ 113 200
Address
Maria De Luna 8
50018 Zaragoza
Activity type
Research Organisations
LUNDS UNIVERSITET
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 45 000
Address
Paradisgatan 5C
22100 Lund
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNITED KINGDOM RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 12 951,99
Address
Polaris House North Star Avenue
SN2 1FL Swindon
Activity type
Research Organisations
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL

Participation ended

United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Polaris House North Star Avenue
SN2 1SZ Swindon
Activity type
Research Organisations
THE CHANCELLOR MASTERS AND SCHOLARSOF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 172 700
Address
Trinity Lane The Old Schools
CB2 1TN Cambridge
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 350 000
Address
Gower Street
WC1E 6BT London
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 150 000
Address
Beacon House Queens Road
BS8 1QU Bristol
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 162 000
Address
University Avenue
G12 8QQ Glasgow
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
THE UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 112 000
Address
Brownlow Hill 765 Foundation Building
L69 7ZX Liverpool
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 126 112,76
Address
Oxford Road
M13 9PL Manchester
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 187 334,01
Address
Edgbaston
B15 2TT Birmingham
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
THE CHANCELLOR, MASTERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 198 000
Address
Wellington Square University Offices
OX1 2JD Oxford
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EIDGENOESSISCHE TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE ZUERICH
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Raemistrasse 101
8092 Zuerich
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITE DE GENEVE
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Rue Du General Dufour 24
1211 Geneve
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments