News - 2023

31 May 2023

Joint ELI User Programme matures with launch of 2nd Call for Users

As the ELI Facilities shift from construction to initial user operation, more equipment is made available to the user community for some of the first state-of-the-art experiments at ELI.

26 June 2023

ELI Summer School 2023

The 8th edition of the ELI Summer School series will be hosted by the ELI Beamlines Facility in Dolní Břežany, Czech Republic, from 29 August to 1 September 2023. The event will be jointly organised by ELI ALPS as an ELI ERIC event.

11 April 2023

Day of Light 2023

On the occasion of the International Day of Light, our Research Institute will open its doors again to the general public on Friday, 12 May. Would you like to be a user at ELI? Now you can become one for one night!

10 April 2023


Attoscience, a branch of physics based on a billionth of a billionth of a second, deals with ultrafast light-matter interactions. Our institute provides researchers of atomic, molecular and optical processes with unique, high-intensity attosecond pulses, the properties of which are explained by Dr Balázs Major.

27 March 2023

7th ELI ERIC General Assembly

ELI ERIC held its 7th General Assembly in Vilnius, Lithuania on 21-22 March 2023, hosted by the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports of the Republic of Lithuania. The meeting focused on integrating ELI ERIC's Facilities and scientific progress.

17 March 2023

Dr. Zane Ball at ELI ALPS

On 17 March, Dr. Zane Ball, Corporate Vice President and General Manager of Data Center Platform Engineering and Architecture at Intel Corporation gave an impressive presentation on Critical problems for semiconductors in the hyperscale and AI era of computing" to our colleagues at ELI ALPS.

10 March 2023

Prof. Dr. Michael Kaschke at ELI ALPS

Prof. Dr. Michael Kaschke physicist, President of the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft, and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) gave an exciting presentation on "Bridging the gap between industry and academia" to our colleagues at ELI ALPS on 10 March.

7 March 2023

ELI Summer School 2023

This year's ELI Summer School will be hosted by the ELI Beamlines Facility in Dolní Břežany, Czech Republic, at the end of August.

6 February 2023

ELI announces 2nd Joint Call for Users

The Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI) is pleased to announce the 2nd Joint ELI Call for Users. Scientists from the European Research Area and from around the world are invited to submit their proposals.

17 January 2023

Szeged Physics Day on 28 January

This year, for the first time ever, the Institute of Physics of the University of Szeged will organize the Szeged Physics Day on 28 January 2023 (Saturday) from 9 am to 3 pm, at an unusual venue, the ELI building.

News - 2022

20 December 2022

Best Wishes for a joyful holiday season and a Happy New Year!


5 December 2022

Family Friendly Workplace title awarded to ELI ALPS

The title is awarded by the Family Friendly Hungary Centre to domestic organizations after they have credibly demonstrated their commitment to family-friendly operations. Since the introduction of the award in 2019, ELI ALPS has applied for the award for the first time this year.

28 November 2022

ELI ALPS received Blood Donation Friendly Workplace Award

November 27 is the National Blood Donors Day in Hungary. On this occasion the Hungarian Red Cross and the Hungarian National Blood Transfusion Service recognize multiple blood donors, blood donation friendly workplaces and supporters of the donation.

16 November 2022

Ultrasensitive probing of plasmonic hot electron occupancies

Hungarian researchers have made significant progress in examining the properties of the so-called hot electrons found in metals. In the future, their results can be used in important areas such as the development of solar cells and nanoscale circuits, and the improvement of the sensitivity of various sensors.

19 October 2022

Strategic Agreement with FZU Integrates ELI Beamlines into ELI ERIC

The Extreme Light Infrastructure ERIC (ELI ERIC) and Institute of Physics (FZU) of the Czech Academy of Sciences have signed agreements to integrate the Beamlines Facility into ELI ERIC. The 6th ELI ERIC General Assembly (GA) approved the agreements and endorsed key policies critical for future operations of ELI ERIC.

6 October 2022

Joint ELI User Meeting

The Joint ELI User Meeting will take place from 2-4 November 2022 with a central Plenary Day, 3 November 2022. The meeting will be hosted in person at the ELI Facilities, with streaming options connecting the main programme and opportunities to participate in sessions at all locations.

30 September 2022

"Art in Science" competition

For the second time, our research institute announce a tender under the title "Art in Science".

9 September 2022

ELISS 2022 was a great success

This year’s ELI Summer School, the seventh in a row, was hosted by ELI ALPS Research Institute between 30 August and 2 September 2022. The international event attracted young scientists interested in attoscience and laser physics from all over the world, including countries like the Netherlands, Portugal or the Philippines.

31 August 2022

Deadline extension - Joint ELI Call for Users

The new deadline is 9 September 2022, 12:00 (noon) CEST.

19 August 2022

The first Annual Report of ELI ERIC is now published

Learn more about our first year as a European Research Infrastructure Consortium!