Would you like to use the facility or work at ESS?
ESS is currently under construction. The first open call for user times at ESS is planned for 2023. Would you like to know more about the types of instruments that will be available then?
Would you like to work with the efforts to build up ESS, or are you looking for business opportunities? Read more about procurement and available jobs on the ESS website.
Would you like to learn more about research with neutrons?
User association: Please contact the Swedish Neutron Scattering Society (SNSS) if you would like to learn more about what experienced neutron users do. You can read more about SNSS at “Who does what” (link).
Research groups: Several higher education institutions (HEIs) in Sweden have researcher groups that use neutrons. Some of them also collaborate with industry. Learn more about the HEIs that are currently involved at "Who does what?" (link).
Graduate schools: There are two graduate schools for neutron research. One belongs to Nordforsk’s programme for neutron research and the other is SwedNESS. Read more about these graduate schools at “In progress” (link).
Research funding: You can apply for a research grant from the Swedish Research Council or the European Research Council, ERC.
Would you like to supply goods or services to ESS?
ESS is currently under construction and the organisation is already involved in procurement processes. Visit the ESS website to learn more about
- ongoing and concluded procurements
- in kind contributions – contributions in ways other than funds
- ESS’ work with suppliers.
Big Science Sweden is the official Industry Liaison Officer (ILO) for Sweden. It is responsible for ensuring that Swedish companies receive as much industrial benefit as possible from the 13 European research facilities that Sweden is co-financing.
Big Science Sweden can help you get in touch and do business with major research facilities, such as ESS. You can, for example
- get information on procurement
- participate in workshops and seminars
- participate in study visits to a research facility that your company wants to do business with.
You can apply for support for collaboration projects with ESS or other HEIs from the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth. The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth offers many types of support. Examples are the eight regional structural programmes (such as Skåne–Blekinge) and the national regional development fund programme.