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Accelerators Validating Antimatter physics

Objective

Antiprotons, stored and cooled at low energies in a storage ring or at rest in traps, are highly desirable for the investigation of basic questions on fundamental interactions, the static structure of antiprotonic atoms, CPT tests by high-resolution spectroscopy on antihydrogen, as well as gravity experiments. Antimatter experiments are at the cutting edge of science. They are, however, very difficult to realize and have been limited by the performance of the only existing facility in the world, the Antiproton Decelerator (AD) at CERN. The Extra Low Energy Antiproton ring (ELENA) will be a critical upgrade to this unique facility and commissioned from summer 2016. This will significantly enhance the beam quality and enable new experiments.
To fully exploit the discovery potential of this facility and to pave the way for a vibrant long-term physics program with low energy antiprotons, advances are urgently required in numerical tools that can adequately model beam transport, life time and interaction, beam diagnostics tools and detectors that can fully characterize the beam’s properties, as well as in into advanced experimental techniques for improved precision and novel experiments that exploit the enhanced beam quality that ELENA will provide. AVA is a new European training network between universities, research centers and industry that will carry out an interdisciplinary and cross-sector antimatter research and training program for a cohort of 15 Fellows. It targets new scientific and technical developments and aims at boosting the career prospects of all trainees.

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THE UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL
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€ 817 586,24
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Brownlow Hill 765 Foundation Building
L69 7ZX Liverpool
United Kingdom

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North West (England) Merseyside Liverpool
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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€ 817 586,24

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ORGANISATION EUROPEENNE POUR LA RECHERCHE NUCLEAIRE
Switzerland
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€ 530 453,52
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Esplanade Des Particules 1 Parcelle 11482 De Meyrin Batiment Cadastral 1046
1211 Geneve 23

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Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Région lémanique Genève
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Research Organisations
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€ 530 453,52
CIVIDEC INSTRUMENTATION GMBH
Austria
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€ 349 563,30
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Schottengasse 3 A Stg 1/41
1010 Wien

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Yes
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Wien Wien
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€ 349 563,30
COSYLAB LABORATORIJ ZA KONTROLNE SISTEME DD
Slovenia
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€ 182 775,88
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Gerbičeva Ulica 64
1000 Ljubljana

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Yes
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Slovenija Zahodna Slovenija Osrednjeslovenska
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€ 182 775,88
FOTON SRO
Czechia
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€ 232 422,48
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Studenka 1
509 01 Nova Paka

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The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
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Severovýchod Královéhradecký kraj
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€ 232 422,48
GSI HELMHOLTZZENTRUM FUR SCHWERIONENFORSCHUNG GMBH
Germany
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€ 459 181,36
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Planckstrasse 1
64291 Darmstadt

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Darmstadt Darmstadt, Kreisfreie Stadt
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Other
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€ 459 181,36
FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM JULICH GMBH
Germany
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€ 249 216,48
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Wilhelm Johnen Strasse
52428 Julich

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Nordrhein-Westfalen Köln Düren
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€ 249 216,48
MAX-PLANCK-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FORDERUNG DER WISSENSCHAFTEN EV
Germany
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€ 249 216,48
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Hofgartenstrasse 8
80539 Munchen

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Bayern Oberbayern München, Kreisfreie Stadt
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€ 249 216,48
OESTERREICHISCHE AKADEMIE DER WISSENSCHAFTEN
Austria
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€ 255 934,08
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€ 255 934,08
STAHL STEFAN
Germany
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€ 249 216,48
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€ 249 216,48
THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER
United Kingdom
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€ 273 287,88
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Oxford Road
M13 9PL Manchester

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North West (England) Greater Manchester Manchester
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€ 273 287,88

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Bergoz
France
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Saint-genis-pouilly

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Carbon Digital
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Salford

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EDGEWAVE GMBH
Germany
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Carlo-schmid-strasse 19
52146 Wurselen

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Nordrhein-Westfalen Köln Städteregion Aachen
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Fistral Training and Consultancy Ltd.
United Kingdom
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Glasgow

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Holdsworth Associates
United Kingdom
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Swavesey

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INVENTYA LTD
United Kingdom
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520 Birchwood Boulevard Birchwood
WA3 7QX Warrington

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Yes
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North West (England) Cheshire Warrington
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RIKEN THE INSTITUTE OF PHYSICAL ANDCHEMICAL RESEARCH
Japan
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Hirosawa 2-1
351 0198 Wako Shi Saitama

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UNITED KINGDOM RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
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Polaris House North Star Avenue
SN2 1FL Swindon

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South West (England) Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area Swindon
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TECHX UK
United Kingdom
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Slough

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AARHUS UNIVERSITET
Denmark
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Nordre Ringgade 1
8000 Aarhus C

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Danmark Midtjylland Østjylland
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UK Intellectual Property Office
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London

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THE UNIVERSITY OF SUSSEX
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Sussex House Falmer
BN1 9RH Brighton

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South East (England) Surrey, East and West Sussex Brighton and Hove
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VIALUX MESSTECHNIK + BILDVERARBEITUNG GMBH
Germany
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Am Erlenwald 10
09128 Chemnitz

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Yes
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Sachsen Chemnitz Chemnitz
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Wigner Research Centre for Physics
Hungary
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