CERIC Facilities operational status

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak the operation of some of the CERIC facilities has been disrupted. If you have a proposal scheduled in the following months, 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.

Charles University Prague – Czech Republic

External users are not allowed until November 3rd. Please get in touch with you local contact to have more detailed information.

LISA Beamline@ESRF – France
Following the recent lockdown in force in France from Oct 30 to Nov. 30 ESRF has adopted new operation rules ( check here ) that foresee only 3 days/week for User Service Mode instead of 6.
LISA will continue to deliver beamtime to the users and, in order to comply with the new rules, the schedule has been reviewed accordingly.

For information about the operational status of the other facilities:

  • Graz University of Technology – Austria
  • Ruđer Bošković Institute – Croatia
  • Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste – Italy
    Please check the facility’s website for more information about access restrictions
  • National Synchrotron Radiation Centre SOLARIS – Poland
  • National Institute of Materials Physics – Romania
  • National Institute of Chemistry – Slovenia

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

Latest update: 28.10.2020