European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (Belgium is a founding member)
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- What is ESRF?
ESRF, located in Grenoble in France, is a center of excellence, a joint research facility supported by 21 countries. Since its opening in 1994, this "super microscope" produced the most powerful X-rays in Europe to explore everything from biological molecules, sustainable polymers and nanostructures to archaeological treasures and innovative components for fuel cells.
ESRF counts 13 member countries (France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Switzerland, Belgium, The Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Russia) and 8 associate countries (Austria, Portugal, Israel, Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, South Africa).
The different researches at the ESRF focus mainly on the use of X-ray radiation in fields such as proteins, crystallography, earth science, paleontology, materials science, chemistry and physics.
Facilities such as the ESRF offer a flux, energy range and resolution unachievable with conventional (laboratory) radiation sources.
Industry relevance for ESRF:
- Belgium in ESRF
- Belgian Top Technology in ESA
- ESA contacts for industry
Name: Dr Laurent Ghys
E-mail address: email@example.com
Phone: +32 2 238 37 52
Address: Avenue Louise 231
Role: Adviseur - Conseiller : improve the link with the Belgian in order to reinforce their collaboration with the Regional Trade Agencies in 2017 (AWEX and FIT).