ICRI2014 – 2nd International Conference on Research Infrastructures


icri2014ICRI 2014 offered a high level international forum where key stakeholders could meet, discuss and contribute to bringing forward global issues related to Research Infrastructures. Co-organised by the European Commission and the Greek EU Presidency of the European Union, it took forward the recommendations of ICRI 2012, held in Denmark, and the 3rd EU-Australia Research Infrastructure workshop, that took place in Canberra in November 2013.

The conference attracted ca. 600 international participants during three days and included an exhibition of demonstrations and videos of international research infrastructure projects.

ICRI 2014:

  1. Highlighted the essential role of global research infrastructures in addressing grand challenges at all scales: national, regional, continental and global;
  2. Reflected on the needs and challenges that arise during the development and operation of global research infrastructures at national, regional, continental and global level;
  3. Presented the main characteristics of global research infrastructures and identifyed the challenges and drivers for collaboration at an international level.
  4. Took forward the recommendations of ICRI 2012.


During the ICRI 2014 week a series of satelite events were planned, aiming at exploiting the presence of key people in Research Infrastructures including e-Infrastructures. See all the events here.

All the presentations and conclusions of ICRI 2014 are available on the conference website.

Venue: Megaron Athens International Conference Centre

Download the Programme here (PDF, 1Mb)

Official website: http://www.icri2014.eu/


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