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OPTICON FP7 2009-2012, EC Grant number 226604, ended on 31st December 2012...


The Optical Infrared Co-ordination Network for astronomy brings together all the national and international agencies and organisations which fund, support, develop and operate Europe’s facilities for optical and infrared astronomy, both night-time -classical astronomy-and day-time -solar astronomy. OPTICON provides a framework allowing joint actions to improve the quality of Europe’s infrastructures, to train new astronomers, especially those from Central Europe, in modern new research methods, to develop innovative technologies to enhance research quality, to plan for future developments, and to work towards a strategic plan for Europe’s future research infrastructures.


The current FP7 webpages (FP7 2013-2016, Grant Agreement Number 312430) are available here: FP7 (2013-2016)