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 your 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 do not hesitate to contact the LISA beamline responsible

Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste – Italy
Please check the facility’s website for more information about access restrictions.
Starting from 15 October 2021 to 31 December 2021, in order to prevent further spread of the SARS-CoV-2 infection, anyone who carries out a work activity must possess, and produce upon request, an EU digital COVID-19 certificate (in Italy “Green pass”), for the purposes of accessing the premises where the aforementioned activity is carried out. Anyone entering the Elettra campus is required to verify compliance with such requirements.

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