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Optical Infrared Coordination Network for Astronomy

Objective

Europe has become a global leader in optical-near infrared astronomy through excellence in space and ground-based experimental and theoretical research. While the major infrastructures are delivered through major national and multi-national agencies (ESO, ESA) their continuing scientific competitiveness requires a strong community of scientists and technologists distributed across Europe’s nations.
OPTICON has a proven record supporting European astrophysical excellence through development of new technologies, through training of new people, through delivering open access to the best infrastructures, and through strategic planning for future requirements in technology, innovative research methodologies, and trans-national coordination.
Europe’s scientific excellence depends on continuing effort developing and supporting the distributed expertise across Europe - this is essential to develop and implement new technologies and ensure instrumentation and infrastructures remain cutting edge.
Excellence depends on continuing effort to strengthen and broaden the community, through networking initiatives to include and then consolidate European communities with more limited science expertise.
Excellence builds on training actions to qualify scientists from European communities which lack national access to state of the art research infrastructures to compete successfully for use of the best available facilities.
Excellence depends on access programmes which enable all European scientists to access the best infrastructures needs-blind, purely on competitive merit.
Global competitiveness and the future of the community require early planning of long-term sustainability, awareness of potentially disruptive technologies, and new approaches to the use of national-scale infrastructures under remote or robotic control.
OPTICON will continue to promote this excellence, global competitiveness and long-term strategic planning.

Call for proposal

H2020-INFRAIA-2016-2017

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Sub call

H2020-INFRAIA-2016-1

Coordinator

THE CHANCELLOR MASTERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
Net EU contribution
€ 690 132,25
Address
Trinity Lane The Old Schools
CB2 1TN Cambridge
United Kingdom

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East of England East Anglia Cambridgeshire CC
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (43)

CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
France
Net EU contribution
€ 809 980,24
Address
Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

OBSERVATOIRE DE PARIS

Participation ended

France
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Avenue De L Observatoire 61
75014 Paris

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

CANADA-FRANCE-HAWAII TELESCOPE CORPORATION
United States
Net EU contribution
€ 263 875,00
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

OBSERVATOIRE DE LA COTE D'AZUR (OCA)
France
Net EU contribution
€ 36 599,38
Address
Boulevard De L'observatoire
06304 Nice

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Region
Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Alpes-Maritimes
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

UNIVERSITE D'AIX MARSEILLE
France
Net EU contribution
€ 107 084,13
Address
Boulevard Charles Livon 58 Le Pharo
13284 Marseille

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Region
Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Bouches-du-Rhône
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

UNIVERSITE PARIS CITE

Participation ended

France
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
85 Bd Saint Germain
75006 Paris

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

UNIVERSITE GRENOBLE ALPES
France
Net EU contribution
€ 3 750,00
Address
621 Avenue Centrale
38058 Grenoble

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Region
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Rhône-Alpes Isère
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ISTITUTO NAZIONALE DI ASTROFISICA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 616 862,00
Address
Viale Del Parco Mellini 84
00136 Roma

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Region
Centro (IT) Lazio Roma
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

FUNDACION GALILEO GALILEI - INAF FUNDACION CANARIA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 493 219,00
Address
Rambla Jose Ana Fernandez
38712 Brena Baja

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Region
Canarias Canarias La Palma
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
MAX-PLANCK-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FORDERUNG DER WISSENSCHAFTEN EV
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 252 669,00
Address
Hofgartenstrasse 8
80539 Munchen

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Region
Bayern Oberbayern München, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

CENTRO ASTRONOMICO HISPANO ALEMAN AIE

Participation ended

Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 79 652,75
Address
Sierra De Los Filabres Sn
04550 Almeria

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Region
Andalucía Almería
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNITED KINGDOM RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 1 187 918,00
Address
Polaris House North Star Avenue
SN2 1FL Swindon

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Region
South West (England) Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area Swindon
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
EUROPEAN SOUTHERN OBSERVATORY - ESO EUROPEAN ORGANISATION FOR ASTRONOMICAL RESEARCH IN THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 552 036,46
Address
Karl-schwarzschild-strasse 2
85748 Garching

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Region
Bayern Oberbayern München, Landkreis
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
AGENCIA ESTATAL CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Calle Serrano 117
28006 Madrid

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Region
Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 11 619,61
UNIVERSITEIT LEIDEN
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 399 762,50
Address
Rapenburg 70
2311 EZ Leiden

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Region
West-Nederland Zuid-Holland Agglomeratie Leiden en Bollenstreek
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
FIRST LIGHT IMAGING SAS
France
Net EU contribution
€ 270 000,00
Address
Route De Valbrillant Europarc Sainte-victoire Bat 6 - Le Canet
13590 Meyreuil

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SME

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

Yes
Region
Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Bouches-du-Rhône
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
OFFICE NATIONAL D'ETUDES ET DE RECHERCHES AEROSPATIALES
France
Net EU contribution
€ 56 250,00
Address
Chemin De La Huniere
91120 Palaiseau

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Essonne
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR TOEGEPAST NATUURWETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK TNO
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 89 533,75
Address
Anna Van Buerenplein 1
2595 DA Den Haag

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Region
West-Nederland Zuid-Holland Agglomeratie ’s-Gravenhage
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
INSTITUTO DE ASTROFISICA DE CANARIAS
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 285 745,00
Address
Calle Via Lactea
38205 San Cristobal De La Laguna

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Region
Canarias Canarias Tenerife
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
CSILLAGASZATI ES FOLDTUDOMANYI KUTATOKOZPONT
Hungary
Net EU contribution
€ 240 325,00
Address
Konkoly Thege Miklos Street 15-17
1121 Budapest

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Region
Közép-Magyarország Budapest Budapest
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIWERSYTET WARSZAWSKI
Poland
Net EU contribution
€ 220 000,00
Address
Krakowskie Przedmiescie 26/28
00 927 Warszawa

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Region
Makroregion województwo mazowieckie Warszawski stołeczny Miasto Warszawa
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ETHNIKO ASTEROSKOPEIO ATHINON
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 17 850,00
Address
Lofos Nymfon
11810 Athina

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Region
Κεντρικός Τομέας Αθηνών Aττική Αττική
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND GALWAY
Ireland
Net EU contribution
€ 213 017,50
Address
University Road
H91 Galway

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Region
Ireland Eastern and Midland Dublin
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
KOBENHAVNS UNIVERSITET
Denmark
Net EU contribution
€ 327 491,04
Address
Norregade 10
1165 Kobenhavn

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Region
Danmark Hovedstaden Byen København
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITE DE LIEGE
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 172 500,00
Address
Place Du 20 Aout 7
4000 Liege

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Region
Région wallonne Prov. Liège Arr. Liège
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSIDADE DO PORTO
Portugal
Net EU contribution
€ 203 750,00
Address
Praca Gomes Teixeira
4099-002 Porto

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Region
Continente Norte Área Metropolitana do Porto
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
LEIBNIZ-INSTITUT FUR ASTROPHYSIK POTSDAM (AIP)
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 146 793,75
Address
An Der Sternwarte 16
14482 Potsdam

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Region
Brandenburg Brandenburg Potsdam
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
POLITECNICO DI MILANO
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 133 750,00
Address
Piazza Leonardo Da Vinci 32
20133 Milano

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Region
Nord-Ovest Lombardia Milano
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
NORDIC OPTICAL TELESCOPE SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATION

Participation ended

Sweden
Net EU contribution
€ 230 656,00
Address
Lund Observatory, Solvegatan 27
221 00 Lund

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Region
Södra Sverige Sydsverige Skåne län
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY

Participation ended

Australia
Net EU contribution
€ 98 410,00
Address
Binara Street Industry House 10
2601 Canberra City Act

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
HERIOT-WATT UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 126 187,50
Address
Riccarton
EH14 4AS Edinburgh

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Region
Eastern Scotland Edinburgh
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
THE UNIVERSITY COURT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 125 212,00
Address
North Street 66 College Gate
KY16 9AJ St Andrews

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Region
Eastern Scotland Clackmannanshire and Fife
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
LIVERPOOL JOHN MOORES UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 306 980,00
Address
Rodney Street 2 Egerton Court
L3 5UX Liverpool

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Region
North West (England) Merseyside Liverpool
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITY OF DURHAM
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 402 780,59
Address
Stockton Road The Palatine Centre
DH1 3LE Durham

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Region
North East (England) Tees Valley and Durham Durham CC
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
THE UNIVERSITY OF EXETER
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 75 000,00
Address
The Queen's Drive Northcote House
EX4 4QJ Exeter

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Region
South West (England) Devon Devon CC
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITY OF BATH
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 141 250,00
Address
Claverton Down
BA2 7AY Bath

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Region
South West (England) Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
THE CHANCELLOR, MASTERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

Participation ended

United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 29 159,41
Address
Wellington Square University Offices
OX1 2JD Oxford

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Region
South East (England) Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Oxfordshire
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 200 987,50
Address
Firth Court Western Bank
S10 2TN Sheffield

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Region
Yorkshire and the Humber South Yorkshire Sheffield
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
INSTITUT D'OPTIQUE THEORIQUE ET APPLIQUEE IOTA - SUPOPTIQUE
France
Net EU contribution
€ 100 000,00
Address
Avenue Augustin Fresnel - Campus Polytechnique - Rd 128 2
91120 Palaiseau

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Essonne
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
AARHUS UNIVERSITET
Denmark
Net EU contribution
€ 13 057,00
Address
Nordre Ringgade 1
8000 Aarhus C

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Region
Danmark Midtjylland Østjylland
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
CENTRO ASTRONOMICO HISPANO ALEMAN AIE
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 82 939,25
Address
Sierra De Los Filabres Sn
04550 Almeria

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Region
Andalucía Almería
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ASTRONOMY AUSTRALIA LIMITED
Australia
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
Australia
Net EU contribution
€ 196 834,00
Address
Liversidge Street 1 Building 67c
0200 Canberra

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00