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INfraStructure in Proton International REsearch

Objective

Proton beam therapy (PBT) is a radical new type of advanced radiotherapy, capable of delivering and conforming a targeted dose of radiation to the tumour while causing minimal damage to the surrounding healthy tissue. In the past 5 years there has been a huge investment in high energy PBT across Europe and eleven member states now either have PBT in operation or are developing this capability. In addition, the two largest manufactures of PBT equipment have based their manufacturing in Europe. This integrating activity INSPIRE, aims to link these clinical PBT centres in eleven different countries together with two associated centres in USA. It also brings in two of the worlds largest manufacturers of PBT equipment and an SME. The trans-national access in INSPIRE will provide European researchers with access to “state of the art” research capabilities employing proton beams at clinical energies. INSPIRE represents an integrating activity across Europe in a multi-disciplinary field that is growing exponentially.
Through its Networking, Transnational Access and Joint Research Activities, INSPIRE seeks to provide the “state of the art” capabilities that are needed to address the key challenges in this rapidly developing field. INSPIRE has at its heart the principles of responsible research and innovation and will communicate its research and give access to its databases and software through an Open Access Gateway. INSPIRE will contain a pipeline of innovation through its Innovation Gateway, to accelerate research for patient and commercial benefit. INSPIRE will provide its researchers with an unrivalled research and training and opportunities to “discipline hop” into the industrial, clinical or industrial environment. INSPIRE integrates activities across Europe in this rapidly growing area and offers European researchers unrivalled access to state of the art research capabilities in an area where there has already been significant government investment.

Call for proposal

H2020-INFRAIA-2017-1-two-stage
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THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER
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THE CHRISTIE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
United Kingdom
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€ 58 185,59
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Wilmslow Road 1
M20 4BX Manchester
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Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
ACADEMISCH ZIEKENHUIS GRONINGEN
Netherlands
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€ 261 625
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Hanzeplein 1
9713 GZ Groningen
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITE DE NAMUR ASBL
Belgium
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€ 196 870
Address
Rue De Bruxelles 61
5000 Namur
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
RIJKSUNIVERSITEIT GRONINGEN
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 260 202,50
Address
Broerstraat 5
9712CP Groningen
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
THE HENRYK NIEWODNICZANSKI INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR PHYSICS, POLISH ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
Poland
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€ 221 899
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Radzikowskiego 152
31 342 Krakow
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Research Organisations
VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS PARTICLE THERAPY GMBH & CO. KG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 204 071,25
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Mottmannstrasse 2
53842 Troisdorf
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
USTAV JADERNE FYZIKY AV CR
Czechia
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€ 250 450
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Husinec - Řež 130
25068 Rez - Praha
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Research Organisations
ISTITUTO NAZIONALE DI FISICA NUCLEARE

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Italy
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€ 0
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Via Enrico Fermi 54
00044 Frascati
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Research Organisations
LIETUVOS SVEIKATOS MOKSLU UNIVERSITETAS
Lithuania
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€ 152 123,75
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A Mickeviciaus Gatve 9
44307 Kaunas
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
PAUL SCHERRER INSTITUT
Switzerland
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€ 348 798,75
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Forschungstrasse 111
5232 Villigen Psi
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Research Organisations
ION BEAM APPLICATIONS SA
Belgium
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€ 206 497,50
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Chemin Du Cyclotron 3
1348 Ottignies Louvain La Neuve
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AARHUS UNIVERSITET
Denmark
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€ 345 637,50
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Nordre Ringgade 1
8000 Aarhus C
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET DRESDEN
Germany
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€ 294 516,25
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Helmholtzstrasse 10
01069 Dresden
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INTERNET-SIMULATION EVALUATION ENVISION SRL
Italy
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€ 201 125
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Via Pietro Giuria 1
10125 Torino
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INSTITUT CURIE
France
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€ 333 632,75
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Rue D'ulm 26
75231 Paris
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Research Organisations
KOMMUNALFORBUNDET AVANCERAD STRALBEHANDLING
Sweden
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€ 338 637,50
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Von Kraemers Alle 26
752 37 Uppsala
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GSI HELMHOLTZZENTRUM FUR SCHWERIONENFORSCHUNG GMBH
Germany
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€ 308 250
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Planckstrasse 1
64291 Darmstadt
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