Good news! NWO has decided to include EPOS-NL on the Landscape for large-scale research infrastructures. Research infrastructures on the Landscape are eligible to be placed on the Roadmap, which will be decided in early 2021. When on the Roadmap, EPOS-NL can apply for funding for a second phase. Large-scale Research Infrastructures included on the NWO Landscape
New EPOS-NL additions to the MINT facility are now installed at Utrecht University. These new imaging apparatus are key components to complete the full range in imaging scales: from nanometer to meter.
Utrecht University secures tens of millions for further development of research facilities EPOS-NL is a partnership between Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) and Utrecht University (UU) and is funded by NWO, as part of the national roadmap for large-scale research facilities. EPOS-NL makes cutting-edge research facilities and data available to international researchers, with the goal of addressing key geo-societal challenges. These include: Exploration for (renewable) geo-energy resources Storage of fuels, CO2 and wastewater in the sub-surface, and Hazards such as induced or natural earthquakes Addressing these challenges requires state-of-the-art research tools and often a multi-disciplinary approach. This is made possible by EPOS-NL, which provides a framework for integrating a wide variety of research facilities and data. EPOS-NL Project Director Martyn Drury (center) and co-PIs Jeannot Trampert & Keep Wapenaar Read more: www.uu.nl/en/news/twelve-million-for-dutch-research-into-the-european-plates-of-the-earths-crust www.uu.nl/en/news/utrecht-university-secures-tens-of-millions-for-further-development-of-research-facilities www.nwo.nl/en/news-and-events/news/2018/04/national-roadmap-138-million-euros-for-ten-top-research-facilities.html