“Aiming for the pursuit of truth” KEK, the High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, is one of the world’s leading accelerator science research laboratories, using high-energy particle beams and synchrotron light sources to probe the fundamental properties of matter. With state-of-the-art infrastructure, KEK is advancing our understanding of the universe that surrounds us, its mechanisms and their control. KEK…

“The world’s largest X-ray laser is opening up completely new research opportunities for scientists and industrial users” The European XFEL is a research facility of superlatives: It generates ultrashort X-ray flashes—27,000 times per second and with a brilliance that is a billion times higher than that of the best conventional X-ray radiation sources. Research Smaller,…

“A centre of excellence for research, training and technology transfer to industry in the field of biotechnology to promote sustainable global development.” The ICGEB is a unique intergovernmental organisation initially established as a special project of UNIDO. Autonomous since 1994, it runs 46 state-of-the-art laboratories, in Trieste, Italy, New Delhi, India and Cape Town, South…

“The European Southern Observatory enables scientists worldwide to discover the secrets of the Universe for the benefit of all.” ESO designs, builds and operates world-class observatories on the ground. Astronomers worldwide use ESO telescopes to tackle exciting questions and spread the fascination of astronomy: How did the Universe come into existence? What are black holes?…

“To promote the development of magnetism and magnetic materials in Europe, through rising the visibility and the impact of research on fundamental and applied magnetism” The purpose of the European Magnetism Association is to promote the development of magnetism and magnetic materials in Europe, through rising the visibility and the impact of research on fundamental…

“Coordinating and funding national research efforts in astroparticle physics in Europe” APPEC is a consortium of 19 funding agencies, national government institutions, and institutes from 17 European countries, responsible for coordinating and funding national research efforts in astroparticle physics. The APPEC General Assembly gathers heads of agencies around Europe and observers from international organizations such…

“The first synchrotron light source in the Middle East and neighbouring countries” SESAME (Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East) is a “third-generation” synchrotron light source that was officially opened in Allan (Jordan) on 16 May 2017. It is the first synchrotron light source in the Middle East and neighbouring countries, and also the region’s first major international centre of excellence.…

“Sharing expertise for a better future together” In order to establish the foundation for multiple initiatives, the Royal Society of Canada elects Fellows and Members while also making awards to highlight specific exceptional achievements.  After rigorous evaluation and review of their accomplishments, leading individuals may be elected to one of the Society’s three Academies –…

“The ESRF is the world’s brightest X-ray source and a centre of excellence for fundamental and innovation-driven research in condensed and living matter science” The ESRF – The European Synchrotron Radiation Facility – is the most intense source of synchrotron-generated light, producing X-rays 100 billion times brighter than the X-rays used in hospitals. These X-rays,…

“CERN probes the fundamental structure of particles that make up everything around us, using the world’s largest and most complex scientific instruments.” CERN’s work helps to uncover what the universe is made of and how it works. They do this by providing a unique range of particle accelerator facilities to researchers, to advance the boundaries…