European Conference on Research Infrastructures


World-class Research Infrastructures are one of the pillars of an ambitious European Research Area. Access to leading research infrastructures plays a key part in maintaining Europe’s competitiveness in both basic and applied research. Research infrastructures play an increasingly important role in the advancement of knowledge and technology, offering a unique research service to users from different countries and attracting young talents to science.

In this context, the Versailles Conference will focus:
- on the impact of Research Infrastructures;
- on economical challenges in conjunction with the Lisbon objectives;
- on problems of society, such as environmental concerns or expertise;
- on training in human resources and attracting high level scientists.