Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of Light Sources
Date: 15 & 16 January 2024 – Lunch-to-Lunch
Venue: Y.SPOT Partners Grenoble, France

The workshop aimed exchange on the practices in assessing and improving the socio-economic impact of Accelerator-based Light Sources (for example, synchrotron facilities).

The event created a unique opportunity for Research Infrastructure (RI) impact practitioners/managers, academic scholars and policy advisors/makers to exchange on the challenges faced and lessons learned in assessing socio-economic impact of RIs.

Organization contacts at ESRF:
– Junhanlu Zhang:
– Ennio Capria:

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Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of Light Sources workshop organised by the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF)