Partners and Industry

The European Spallation Source is a partnership of nations committed to design, build and operate the world's leading research facility using neutrons for science and innovation. It is being built on the core values of excellence, collaboration, openness and sustainability. 

This area of the website covers In-Kind Contributions (IKC), Industrial Suppliers, Procurement, the Industrial Liaison Offices (ILO) Network and provides an overview of ESS grant involvement.
The IKC section includes general information regarding the procedures and documents relevant to the IKC process, as well as more detailed information about signed and approved IKC agreements. 
The Industrial Suppliers section describes how businesses can work with ESS.
The Procurement section contains listings of active and upcoming procurements, contract award notices, and information on the rules governing ESS procurement. In addition, this section provides the possibility to register a Business Profile, which makes a company more visible to ESS.
The ESS ILO Network provides national contact points in each partner country. Through these national contact points, you can find more details on business and collaboration opportunities with ESS. Contact details for all national ILOs, as well as information about past and upcoming ILO meetings can be found here.
The European Spallation Source is a party to several European regional and national grant programs that help to fund scientific and industrial research and development. 
ESS is one of the organisers of Big Science Business Forum 2018