Research Infrastructures

Research infrastructures are facilities that provide resources and services for the research communities to conduct research and foster innovation in their fields. These include major equipment or sets of instruments; knowledge-related facilities such as collections, archives, or scientific data infrastructures; computing systems; and communication networks.

Specific areas of intervention are consolidating and developing the landscape of European research infrastructures; opening, integrating, and interconnecting research infrastructures; reinforcing European research infrastructure policy and international cooperation; consolidating and developing the innovation potential of European research infrastructures and activities for innovation and training.