New opening - free analysis of your materials at world leading research facilities

The Science Link Network offers you the opportunity to use some of Europe’s leading large-scale facilities (LSF) for your company’s R&D. The measurements, feasibility studies using neutron or synchrotron radiation and perfomed by the facilities will be free of charge.

The Science Link Network supports industrial research with synchrotron radiation and neutrons at research facilities in northern Europe. The aim is to create awareness of the possibilities offered at research facilities in the region and to show how R&D at these sites can contribute to innovation within European industry.

The Network is now open to your applications for beam time and we would especially like to encourage SMEs to apply. This offer is relevant for all companies within these industries:

• Life Science and Biotechnology
• Materials Science and Nanotechnology
• Agriculture and Food Science
• Chemicals
• Home and Personal Care
• Construction and Engineering
• Environment and Energy

In addition to a feasibility study at the facility the following is included in the offer:
• Consultations via the Science Link contact points and the local universities on the matters of R&D work to be done
• Support in the preparation and performance of experiments at the research facilities
• Assistance with data analysis and result interpretation as agreed upon

The decisions about the first accepted measurements will be announced March 30th, 2015.
The application form along with information about the project is published on Please note that we cannot provide a company with additional measurements, which has already successfully participated in the programme in the past.

The participating research facilities in Science Link are: DESY in Hamburg (D), Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie (D) and German Engineering Materials Science Centre (GEMS) of Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (D).

Welcome to contact us for more information about this opportunity.

With kind regards,
Your Science Link Team

Questions regarding Applications:

Dr. Marc Thiry
Phone: +49-(0)40-8998-6914
Mobile: +49-(0)171-8011191

Application SL Call.pdf