The Swedish Research Council has decided on the applications to be awarded grants within "Grant for accessibility to infrastructure". They received 41 applications, of which 11 have received grants from a total amount for 2020-2024 of 80 million SEK.
The Chalmers Production Area of Advance is part of a application together with Lunds University, via Anders Mikkelsen, Professor at Synchrotron Radiation Research. The project title is "Metals and production @ the next generation of sources: Bridging the gap from basic science to production for the metal and production industry". The research subject areas are composite materials and technology, machining and surface technology and participating from Chalmers is Lars Nyborg and Uta Klement.
The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) was mandated by the Government to work towards ensuring researchers based in Sweden participate to a greater degree in the construction and development of research infrastructure, and towards making research infrastructure more accessible and more used by the business and public sectors.