Feb 6 – 7, 2018
Crowne Plaza Brussels
Europe/Zurich timezone

Accelerator-Industry Co-Innovation Workshop

Tools and strategies to enhance industry-academia cooperation in the particle accelerator community



The TIARA Consortium of European Research Institutions, the ARIES Integrating Activity for particle accelerator R&D, the AMICI Coordination and Support Action for accelerator and magnet technological infrastructures.


  1. To foster discussion on most effective ways to develop co-innovation with industry in Europe.
  2. To identify sustainable structures, possible funding schemes and financing mechanisms.
  3. To contribute to the definition of new EC instruments to boost co-innovation.
  4. To provide a communication platform to all relevant stakeholders: policy makers, academia, industry and scientific management.

Target groups

  • Companies with R&D or production capacities, having potential for collaborative innovation.
  • Academia – scientific institutions represented in TIARA/ARIES/AMICI.

Expected impact

  1. Identify potential barriers in co-innovation between industry and academia.
  2. Provide industry with up-to date, relevant and quality information regarding newest developments in the accelerator community and instruments to support them.
  3. Discuss initiatives and scenarios for fostering co-innovation in particle accelerators, supported by the accelerator community at large – business and academia.
  4. Networking between industry and academia, improving the integration of industry in the particle accelerator community.


Crowne Plaza Brussels
Klimt room
Rue Gineste, 3 B-1210 Brussels Belgium