Istituto nazionale di fisica nucleare




Partner profile

INFN (Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare) is the Italian National Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics ( Founded in 1952, INFN is a governmental research organisation, which promotes, co-ordinates and funds nuclear, particle and high-energy physics research. INFN staff research personnel amounts to more than 1900 peoples with an equivalent number of associates from Universities and other Scientific National Institutes. INFN has a long tradition of dissemination and training, dedicated both to the scientific community and to the general public. INFN runs a country-wide grid infrastructure for e-science and, since the year 2000, took part as a stakeholder in many European Grid Projects such as DataGrid, DataTag, Coregrid, GridCC, EGEE, EELA. It is the coordinator of CHAIN, EUMEDGRID-Support and EU-IndiaGrid2 projects. INFN has signed the Memorandum of Understanding with DC-NET on behalf of the Italian NGI.


Role in the project

INFN is task T4.4 leader in WP4 on International Cooperation and Task T5.2 Leader for the integration of upgraded functions in the eCulture Science Gateway.