CERIC Facilities operational status

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak the operation of some of the CERIC facilities has been disrupted or additional documentation may be required to access some of the countries. If you have a proposal scheduled, we kindly invite you to check the list below for an overview.

CERIC promotes the choice of the safest travel solution available to reach the selected facilities. For reasonable distances and travel in the same country or neighbour countries, please travel by car whenever possible

Some of the CERIC’s facilities are still running and are available for Fast Track access for COVID19-related research. Learn more on how to submit your proposal here.

Budapest Neutron Centre – Hungary
The experiments are performed remotely and no external users are allowed at the moment. Please get in touch with you local contact to have more detailed information

LISA Beamline@ESRF – France
LISA is now open to users for performing experiments ‘in presence’. Some access restrictions apply for users coming from outside EU, more details are given here. In case of need to not hesitate to contact the LISA beamline responsible

Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste – Italy
Please check the facility’s website for more information about access restrictions.
Please note that from March 15th to April 6th, 2021 The Friuli Venezia Giulia region is classified as red zone. All the displacements during that period have to be justified by filling in a self-certification to be shown in case of police check. The self-certification can be found on the facility’s website. The original file is only in Italian, but you can find a courtesy version in English here to be used only as reference for the original version in italian. Remember to always carry the self-certification with you

Ruđer Bošković Institute – Croatia
The facility is operating normally

National Institute of Materials Physics – Romania
The facility maintains the remote access working mode, with samples sent by mail/courier

ULF-FORTH – Greece
The facility is open for physical access and also for remote access if requested

For information about the operational status of the other facilities:

  • Graz University of Technology – Austria
  • Charles University Prague – Czech Republic
  • National Synchrotron Radiation Centre SOLARIS – Poland
  • National Institute of Chemistry – Slovenia

please get in touch with your local contact at the facility.

Latest update: 25.06.2021