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Scientific Users

CERIC offers a free, multidisciplinary open access service for users selected on quality by international competition, offering complementary analytical and modification techniques for nano-level science and technology.

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CERIC is an innovation ecosystem for industry, offering services and technologies, technical and scientific knowledge and skills, and strong industry expertise, with a strategic outlook in nanotech.

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CERIC is a trading post for Research, Education and Industry, driving innovation in Europe, and responding to multiple challenges by attracting the best capabilities at world level.

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Join us at the Science in the City Festival @ESOF_eu
on 2-6 September at @ERF_AISBL booth in Trieste, or online, to listen to the scientists who used🇪🇺#ResearchInfrastructures for their studies in #HeritageScience #EnvironmentalSciences #EnergyMaterials

Bimetallic alloy #catalysts are cheaper, but durability is an issue. CERIC users studied a PtNi catalyst under operational conditions using Small Angle X-ray #scattering and atomic force #microscopy at our partner facilities.
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About Us

CERIC-ERIC is a multidisciplinary Research Infrastructure open for basic and applied users in the fields of Materials, Biomaterials and Nanotechnology. With a single entry point to excellent facilities in Central and Eastern Europe, it allows structural investigation, analysis and synthesis of materials, using photon, electron, neutron and ion based techniques. It enables the delivery of innovative solutions to societal challenges in the fields of energy, health, food, cultural heritage and more.

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CERIC-ERIC, the superlaboratory open for scientists all over the world


COVID talks: with Maurizio Polentarutti


COVID talks: with Lisa Vaccari

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