International projects eligible for BNC instrument beam time


Project acronym: ARIEL
BNC local contact: Tamás Belgya
Project duration: 2019-23
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Mission:  Accelerator and Research reactor Infrastructures for Education and Learning (ARIEL)" brings together the most
modern and state-of-the-art European neutron beam laboratories using the full range of neutron sources from high-energy
proton synchrotons to research reactors.


The ARIEL project has an open call for proposals with 7 closing dates (Application forms) :

Closing date

PAC meeting

Measurement period

November 15, 2019

December 2019

December 2019 - August 2023

April 30, 2020

May 18-19, 2020

May 2020- August 2023

October 15, 2020

November 2020

December 2020 - August 2023

April 15, 2021

May 2021

May 2021- August 2023

October 15, 2021

November 2021

December 2021 - August 2023

April 15, 2022

May 2022

May 2022- August 2023

October 15, 2022

November 2022

December 2022 - August 2023













Project acronymIPERION HS

BNC local contactZsolt Kasztovszky
Project duration: 2020-23
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Mission: IPERION HS is a consortium of 24 partners from 23 countries that contributes to establishing a pan-European research
infrastructure on heritage science. It offers training and access to a wide range of high-level scientific instruments, methodologies,
data and tools for advancing knowledge and innovation in heritage science.

Proposals: IPERION HS offers free-of-charge access to more than 100 state-of-art scientific techniques and 14 archives,
distributed in 16 countries. Single or multi-technique proposals are to be addressed to one of the three advanced transnational
platforms ARCHLAB, FIXLAB and MOLAB. IPERION HS selects the best proposals and covers the costs of this activity.

Proposals must be submitted online through the application form, at any time, with two evaluation cut-off deadlines a year.

IPERION HS has opened its 2nd Transnational Access call on 1st February 2021. See further details of the project here. Browse the catalogue, place services in your cart and start your online application. 
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Project acronymCERIC-ERIC

BNC local contactTamás Belgya
Project duration: 2017-
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Mission: CERIC-ERIC is a multidisciplinary Research Infrastructure open for basic and applied users in the fields of Materials,
Biomaterials and Nanotechnology. With a single entry point to excellent facilities in Central and Eastern Europe, it allows
structural investigation, analysis and synthesis of materials, using photon, electron, neutron and ion based techniques.

Proposals: CERIC-ERIC offers access through a single entry point to more than 50 different and complementary state-of-the-art
techniques and support laboratories, distributed in 8 countries, with the submission of single or multi-technique proposals.

A detailed description of the facilities available in CERIC can be found here.

Access to CERIC is open to scientists from all over the world and free of charge. Proposals should be submitted online through
the Virtual Unified Office (VUO -