CERIC-ERIC is a distributed research facility, set up as an ERIC through the Commission Implementing Decision in June 2014, by Austria, Czech Republic, Italy, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and open to other interested countries.

The specific scope of this ERIC concerns the offer, as an integrated service to external basic and applied researchers, of the access to photon, electron, neutron, and ion based techniques notably for materials preparation and characterization, structural investigations and imaging in Life Sciences, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Cultural Heritage, Enviroment and Materials Sciences and to their various technological and industrial outcomes ranging from energy to biomedical and of interest to most manufacturing industries.

CERICís mission is to bring the integrated service to world-level quality thus contributing to the attractiveness of the European Research Area and stimulating a beneficial impact on the scientific and economic development of the entire region, also helping to introduce a strong interchange between scientists and technicians and attraction of scientists from other regions.


CERIC-ERIC Statutory Seat c/o Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste S.C.p.A.
S.S.14 - km 163,5
34012 Basovizza - Trieste, ITALY