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International Development of gAnil-spirAL2

Objective

The objectives of the IDEAAL Project are to explore all possibilities to develop GANIL infrastructure, with its new ESFRI SPIRAL2 facility, in order to ensure its long-term sustainability as one of the premiere European research institutes for nuclear physics, interdisciplinary sciences and related applications.
The first objective of the IDEAAL Project is to enlarge the present GANIL membership to include academic institutions and private funding partners. This enlargement goes hand-in-hand with a reinforcement of the involvement of the current institutional funders and academic users of GANIL-SPIRAL2 in the decision-making process and management of the facility.
The second objective of IDEAAL is to enhance the excellence of access to the infrastructure by optimizing support to the users, access policy, assessment on the cost of access to the facilities and to data, improvement of the performance capabilities as well as exchange and training of personnel with associated partners.
Innovation is the third objective of IDEAAL. With the new facility SPIRAL2, it is essential to encourage industrial users of the uniqueness of this new machine for their research and applications and to allow them to develop new experimental tools at the existing GANIL facilities. Access provision dedicated to industrial users will greatly enhance their experience and increase their interest and trust in GANIL-SPIRAL2. In parallel, new ideas and topics for technology transfer will be clearly identified. The increase of innovation potential of GANIL will also be evaluated.
These three objectives must be supported by a strong communication and outreach policy towards members and funding partners, users and the layman. This is the fourth objective of the project.
Fulfilling all of these four objectives will allow a well-organized, highly efficient and sustainable development of the current GANIL structure.
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GRAND ACCELERATEUR NATIONAL D'IONS LOURDS

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Activity type

Research Organisations

EU Contribution

€ 1 296 490

Participants (5)

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CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS

France

EU Contribution

€ 924 025

COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES

France

EU Contribution

€ 682 875

GSI HELMHOLTZZENTRUM FUER SCHWERIONENFORSCHUNG GMBH

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 475 000

THE HENRYK NIEWODNICZANSKI INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR PHYSICS, POLISH ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

Poland

EU Contribution

€ 282 500

NORMANDIE ENERGIES

France

EU Contribution

€ 222 500

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 730989

Status

Ongoing project

  • Start date

    1 January 2017

  • End date

    31 December 2019

Funded under:

H2020-EU.1.4.1.1.

  • Overall budget:

    € 3 883 390

  • EU contribution

    € 3 883 390

Coordinated by:

GRAND ACCELERATEUR NATIONAL D'IONS LOURDS

France