Workshop on Public Awareness of Research Infrastructures - Report available here .
Garching, 18-19 June 2015
Organised by ERF-AISBL in collaboration with ESO and MLZ, this workshop brought together representatives of funding agencies, facility and project managers and PR experts to discuss the communication and scientific dissemination duties and challenges of Research Infrastructures. See the report on the main conclusions. Go to event website becomes a member of ERF-AISBL
The accession of as a new member of ERF-AISBL was approved by the General Assembly of the Association on 19 June 2015. is the not-for-profit foundation coordinating and managing the European Grid Infrastructure federation. After PRACE-AISBL, is the second representative of the e-infrastructure community to join ERF.

CERN/ERF/ESS Workshop on Energy for Sustainable Science at Research Infrastructures]]
Hamburg, DESY, 29-30 October 2015. Go to event website


The ERF-AISBL Association has the not-for-profit purpose to promote the cooperation and the projects between european-level research infrastructures which are open, at international level, to external researchers. These Infrastructures include national infrastructures as well as european networks and consortia of research infrastructures.

On April 18th, 2013 with the signature of the Royal Decree by the King of Belgium, ERF has been recognized as an AISBL (Association Internationale Sans But Lucratif) according to the Belgian law, taking the place of the former ERF de facto association.