Category: Dones Updates

Tender for Cost-Benefit Analysis for IFMIF-DONES launched by the University of Granada

The deadline for applications begins today and ends next September 3 The Contracts and Tenders Service at the University of Granada has launched a call for tenders to conduct a Cost-Benefit Analysis and provide advisory and consultancy services for the IFMIF-DONES facility, in accordance with the requirements of the European Commission and JASPERS within the […]

New section in the IFMIF-DONES website for companies with interest to participate in the project

The IFMIF-DONES website recently created a new section where companies, institutions and educational centres interested in participating in the particle accelerator project can contact the project directly. With the idea of maximising the success of the project, this new line of direct communication aims at involving public and private agents that are part of the […]

RBI addresses opportunities of fusion technology at the Power and Energy Masters Conference in Croatia

Tonči Tadić, Croatian Fusion Research Unit Coordinator and researcher at RBI, presented the role of the institution in the different international projects related to fusion, including IFMIF-DONES The Ruđer Bošković Institute (RBI) participated last June 9 in the Power and Energy Masters Conference in Croatia. The conference organised jointly the 14th International Symposium Power and […]

First Governing Council meeting of the Consortium to support the construction of IFMIF-DONES in Granada

The Governing Council passed the action plan and budget for 2021 and appointed Ángel Ibarra as Acting Director of the Consortium The Consortium to support the construction of the IFMIF-DONES particle accelerator in Granada held its first Governing Council meeting on July 5, in which both the action plan and budget for 2021 were passed. […]

LIPAc accelerator prepares for beam operation

One year after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the team of engineers from Europe and Japan working on LIPAc, the Linear IFMIF Prototype Accelerator, have got used to a combination of on-site and remote working to carry out their activities. This facility located in Rokkasho (Japan) will allow scientists to validate the engineering design of the particle […]

‘In-kind contributions will play an essential role in IFMIF-DONES. It is an attractive funding scheme for international partners’

Marek Lewitowicz – Chairman of the Nuclear Physics European Collaboration Committee (NuPECC) Prof. Dr Marek Lewitowicz is the Chairman of the Nuclear Physics European Collaboration Committee (NuPECC), one of the Expert Committees of European Science Foundation. He is currently Research Director of the Centre National de Recherche Scientifique at GANIL laboratory in Caen (France). He […]

One more step towards the fusion. The IFMIF/EVEDA project

REVIEWING IFMIF In previous articles we saw that the formidable energy radiated by stars —and the Sun is one of them— is a consequence of fusion reactions that take place in its core. We also know that reproducing and controlling these reactions on our planet is a difficult challenge for science, technology and industry. Nevertheless, […]

‘A complex endeavour such as the development of fusion energy can certainly benefit from combining the efforts worldwide’

Paola Batistoni – Head of the Fusion Development Unit of ENEA Paola Batistoni started working in fusion research more than thirty-five years ago at the ENEA Centre in Frascati. Since the beginning, Batistoni has been involved in fusion technology, in particular in fusion neutronics, both on tokamak diagnostics (on FTU, JET, TFTR, ITER) and on […]

IFMIF-DONES at the Gravite Festival opening

The Technical Director of IFMIF-DONES, Ángel Ibarra, and the Vice-Rector for Research and Knowledge Transfer at the University of Granada, Enrique Herrera, participated in a discussion panel about the project The multidisciplinary Gravite Festival is closely linked to IFMIF-DONES. The particle accelerator has been present in the three editions of this event, celebrated in Granada. […]

Signature of the Consortium Agreement for Spain’s candidacy to build IFMIF-DONES in Granada

The Consortium strengthens Spain’s candidacy to host the international scientific infrastructure The Agreement foresees €1.5 million in funding between 2020 and 2023, covered 50 % by each of the signatories The Spanish Minister of Science and Innovation, Pedro Duque, and the Regional Minister for Economy Transformation, Industry, Knowledge and Universities of the Regional Government of […]