OPTICON FP7 Phase I (2009-2012) News


The OPTICON FP7 Phase I (2009-2012) contract closed on 31 December 2012. The new FP7 contract has been awarded and will run until 2016.

Some of the information on this page is relevant to both FP7 Phases and will be duplicated. The current FP7 webpages (FP7 2013-2016, Grant Agreement Number 312430) are available here: FP7 (2013-2016) or clicking on the Home menu tab.


OPTICON TNA programme featured on EC website

See link here.

See the Press Releases regards OPTICON TNA Programme research news on our Downloads page


Fizeau Exchange Programme

The Fizeau exchange programme funds visits of researchers to a European Institute of their choice to strengthen Europe-wide collaboration in optical interferometry. The visits will typically last from one week to one month, and may address technical, scientific or training subjects in optical/infrared interferometry. The program is open to all levels of astronomers (Ph.D. students to tenured staff).

The deadlines are 15th March and 15th September. Further information and application forms can be found at http://www.european-interferometry.eu

Downloads and documents

OPTICON input into FP8 and other pertinent EC and contract information is available on our Downloads page (this is currently being updated).