PERIIA, the Pan-European Research Infrastructure ILO Association, celebrates its 3rd General Assembly in the context of the Big Science Business Forum in Granada, Spain. All national ILOs are invited to to participate actively at the 3rd PERIIA General Assembly aimed at:

  • Making connections among ILOs from different countries and working with different BSOs.
  • Sharing experience and different practices among national ILOs, gaining a common spirit/understanding of the common work/functions for improving international collaborations.
  • Updating ILOs on the work done so far by PERIIA Network
  • Discussing proposals, agreeing on future activities and elect members for the next two years of PERIIA Network Board.


Practical information:

  • Date and Time: Tuesday 4 October 2022, 14h00 – 16h00
  • Place: Granada Congress Centre (Paseo del Violón s/n 18006) Z Rooms (floor -3)
  • Registration to the 3rd GA and to the pre-assembly virtual meeting on Friday, 2 September: through the following link.
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Registration is open to the technology transfer track sessions. These sessions are configured as a number of closed meetings in which each technology transfer proposer will meet with third parties who would like to know more about the developed technology with a view into incorporating it into their portfolio or transferring the technology to other markets. All BSBF delegates are welcome to join these meeting, prior registration.

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Networking is a key pillar at the Big Science Business Forum. Starting today, delegates have access to the one to one meeting module. This is a powerful tool which enables delegates to set up their profile and build an agenda of B2B and B2C meeting with other delegates.

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ANNOUNCEMENT: The deadline for the call to host BSBF2024 has been extended to 15 July.

Based on the success of BSBF2018 and the expectations of success for BSBF2022, the Big Science organisations of BSBF (CERN, EMBL, ESA, ESO, ESRF, ESS, European XFEL, FAIR, F4E, ILL and SKAO) have opened a call for bids from interested parties to host the Big Science Business Forum 2024 (BSBF2024).

Bids should be send with the heading “Bid to host BSBF2024” to bsbf2022@cdti.es no later than 15 July 2022 at 12:00 CET. Please read requirements and the full call text here.

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Check out the new extended Big Science Business Forum promo video! This 6-minute clip contains extensive information about how to do business in the Big Science market and what you will find at BSBF2022, its different features and how to make the most of your participation in the congress in order to boost your company’s projects and strategic alliances with other stakeholders.

But the real gem of the video are the statements from the Director Generals of BSBF’s co-organising institutions. The highest representatives from CERN, ESA, ESO, ESRF, ESS, European XFEL, ILL and SKAO provide insights on what you can expect from BSBF, how their organisations will be present in the congress and what BSBF can do for a company.

The Big Science Business Forum 2022 will gather, on 4-7 October 2022 in Granada (Spain), the eleven most prominent European Big Science research facilities in the areas of astrophysics, space, synchrotrons and high-energy accelerators to network and present to industry their procurement plans for the period 2022-2026 worth more than 37 billion euros.

Early bird registration deadline: 30 April, 2022

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The Big Science Business Forum 2022 is revving up its engines! On 4-7 October 2022, the eleven most prominent Big Science research facilities in the areas of astrophysics, space, synchrotrons and high-energy accelerators and fusion will be present in Granada for the second edition of the Big Science Business Forum to present to industry their procurement plans for the period 2022-2026 worth more than 37 billion euros.

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New BSBF promotional video available – please check it out!

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BSBF Short Inverviews

BSBF Short Interviews will be a series of short interviews to VIP and prominebt key actors related to the Big Science market and also involved in the BSBF2022 organisation.

BSBF Short Interviews will be available in the BSBF2022 YouTube Channel.

Don't miss the 1st video of our series of BSBF Short Interviews with Ute Gunsenheimer, Head of External Relatios & EU Projects at ESS. Yoy can see it here.


Stay tuned for more BSBF Short Interviews soon to come ...


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New BSBF youtube channel !

BSBF organisation has created a new youtube channel to diseminate BSBF videos during the BSBF2022 preparation and its celebration.You can check now the records of the BSBF webinars in the BSBF youtube channel, and soon more BSBF2022 promotional videos.

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In addition we will publish other Big Science Market videos of interest for this sector.

Please, suscribe to the BSBF youtube channel to be tuned and updated with new videos.



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BSBF2021 Season´s greetings

BSBF2021 team would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, and expect to see you all in Granada in about nine months.

Merry X-Mas and a Wonderful start in 2021! 

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