Tag archive: European Union
22 January 2015
| Good news for detector developers in Europe: the AIDA-2020 proposal to the European Commission has been selected to be funded as part of the Horizon 2020 programme. This means that future projects needing state-of-the-art particle detectors like the Large Hadron Collider upgrade and the linear collider will receive a total of ten million euros funding over the next four years. Thirty-eight participants from all across Europe take part in AIDA2020, including CERN as coordinating institute, making it the largest European detector R&D project.
Category: Around the World
| Tagged: CERN, DESY, detector R&D, European Union, gaseous detectors, LHC upgrade, Linear Collider, microelectronics, software
5 December 2013
| At a meeting in France in November, ILC experts in both detector and accelerator technologies discussed project and funding opportunities for the upcoming EU Horizon2020 framework programme. LCC European Director Brian Foster also took the opportunity to visit the European-XFEL village at CEA in Saclay which has produced a cryomodule that exceeds ILC requirements.
Category: Director's Corner
| Tagged: CEA-Irfu, European Union, European XFEL, France, H2020, Horizon 2020
3 March 2011
| European accelerator and detector sciences kick off the AIDA project, a four-year plan that will allow easier coordination and collaboration among the continent's particle physics institutes.
Category: Uncategorized | Tagged: AIDA, Europe, European Union
20 May 2010
| AIDA is an acronym for the contract recently approved by European Union in favour of detector R&D for particle physics. It means Advanced European Infrastructures for Detectors at Accelerators. I suspect that this acronym, inspired by the famous opera from Verdi, can be viewed as reflecting the large number of participants involved in this ambitious Opera(tion).
Category: Research Director's Report
| Tagged: Advanced European Infrastructures for Detectors at Accelerators, AIDA, detector R&D, European Union