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An International Partnership

An international partnership for science

The ILL is governed by its Associates from the three founding countries: France, Germany, and The United Kingdom:

France

Associate country since 1967

National representatives at the ILL

Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives (CEA) &
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)


Representatives on the ILL Steering Committee:
Marie-Hélène MATHON | CEA
Michel GUIDAL | CNRS

Germany

Associate country since 1967

National representative at the ILL

Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ)


Representatives on the ILL Steering Committee:
Stephan FÖRSTER | FZJ
 Friederike TRIMBORN-WITTHAUT | BMBF

The United Kingdom

Associate country since 1974

National representative at the ILL

United Kingdom Research and Innovation  (UKRI)


Representatives on the ILL Steering Committee:

Grahame BLAIR | UKRI
Chris MATTHEWS | BEIS

The governance is managed in association with the Scientific Member countries (listed in chronological order of accession): Spain, Switzerland, Austria (*), Italy, The Czech Republic (*), Sweden, Belgium, Slovakia (*), Denmark, Poland, and Slovenia.

(*) These three countries are members of the Central European Neutron Initiative (CENI).

Spain

Scientific member country since 1987

National representative at the ILL

Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación


Scientific Member Representative: Javier CAMPO RUIZ | CSIC – Universidad de Zaragoza

Switzerland

Scientific member country since 1988

National representative at the ILL

State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI)


Scientific Member Representative:Patrice Soom | SERI

Austria (*)

Scientific member country since 1990

National representative at the ILL

Austrian Academy of Science

Austria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia form the Central European Neutron Initiative (CENI)

Scientific Member Representative: Martin FALLY | University of Vienna

Italy

Scientific member country since 1997

National representative at the ILL

Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR)


Scientific Member Representative:Paolo MARIANI | Università Politecnica delle Marche

Czech Republic (*)

Scientific member country since 1999

National representative at the ILL

Charles University

Czech Republic, along with Austria and Slovakia, form the Central European Neutron Initiative (CENI)

Scientific Member Representative: Milan KLICPERA | Charles University

Sweden

Scientific member country since 2005

National representative at the ILL

Swedish Research Council


Scientific Member Representative:Aleksandar MATIC | Chalmers University of Technology

Belgium

Scientific member country since 2006

National representative at the ILL

Belspo


Scientific Member Representative: Laurent GHYS | BELSPO

Slovakia (*)

Scientific member country since 2009

National representative at the ILL

Comenius University in Bratislava

Slovakia, along with Austria and Czech Republic, form the Central European Neutron Initiative (CENI)

Scientific Member Representative:Norbert  KUĈERKA | Comenius University in Bratislava

Denmark

Scientific member country since 2009

National representative at the ILL

Danish agency for science, technology and innovation


Scientific Member Representative: Morten SCHARFF |
The Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education

Poland

Scientific member country since 2006

National representative at the ILL

“Neutrony dla Polskiej Nauki” (NDPN) Consortium of Polish scientific and research institutions,
coordinated by the Henryk Niewodniczański Institute of Nuclear Physics


Scientific Member Representative:
Wojciech ZAJĄC |  Henryk Niewodniczański Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kraków

Slovenia

Scientific member country since 2020

National representative at the ILL

National Institute of Chemistry


Scientific Member Representative:Franci MERZEL | National Institute of Chemistry

(*) Austria, Czech Republik and Slovakia are members of the Central European Neutron Initiative (CENI).