Innovation-oriented cooperation of Research Infrastructures

ESFRI Scripta Volume III, janvier 2018

Publié le 8 février 2018, par Thérèse Hameau

The third volume of the ESFRI Scripta series is built on the outcomes of the ad hoc Working Group on Innovation as approved by the Forum in March 2016. This ESFRI Scripta volume ’Innovation-oriented cooperation of Research Infrastructures’ describes the different forms of industry and Research Infrastructure collaboration that generate innovation : industry as supplier for the construction / upgrade of the RIs, being instructed and guided in developing new technologies or production protocols ; industry as partner of RIs and industry as user exploiting the specific dedicated access modes as well as through the academic access supported by research grants. It is focused on the main objectives which were defined by the Forum – see the Terms of Reference of the Working Group on Innovation – INNO WG – namely to contribute to the development of a strategy aimed to strengthen and improve the relations between Research Infrastructures and Industry and to promote the potential for innovation of Research Infrastructures in all its aspects. All sections of the report are concentrated on these issues. Examples of good practices are given in the Boxes.


ESFRI Scripta Volume II : Long-Term Sustainability of Research Infrastructures, octobre 2017

ESFRI Scripta Volume I : Neutron scattering facilities in Europe - Present status and future perspectives, septembre 2016