IFAE obtains funding in CERCA GINYS program

May 8, 2024


IFAE, together with the IEEC (Institut d’Estudis Espacials de Catalunya), has got 2 of the 5 funded infrastructures in the III GINYS call.

The funded infrastructures are:

  • Thermal Vacuum Chamber (TVAC) for In-Orbit Demonstrators (IoDs) and instrumentation testing. IFAE responsible: Cristobal Padilla.
  • New Wide Field Fast Telescope at Montsec Observatory. IFAE responsible: Gonzalo Merino.

The CERCA GINYS Call aims developing scientific infrastructures through acquisition of equipment for shared use among the research centers of Catalonia.

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April 17, 2024

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Monica Seglar participates in the kick-off of the 2024 edition of Bojos per la Ciencia

February 14, 2024

Last Friday started “Bojos per la Ciència”, the educational program from Fundació Catalunya La Pedrera. IFAE coordinates the Bojos per la física together with ICN2 and in collaboration with ICFO, Alba, UAB, ICMAB…, engaging students in Physics activities. IFAE Postdoc researcher Monica Seglar from the Gamma-ray and the GW groups gave an inspiring talk for all students in the inauguration.

New position

Eugenio Coccia Assumes Chairmanship of Italian Civil Protection Commission

October 4, 2023

Newly appointed President of the Italian Civil Protection Commission Eugenio Coccia, Director of IFAE, will lead the commission for the next five years.