Based on the Exchange of Letters, JST and EC DG RTD have agreed to establish a new scheme for coordinated funding of Japanese-EU coordinated research projects
(Photo credit Reinhard Schulte)

Representatives of all the Partners met in Genoa on December 12th - 13th, 2011 in the CNR-Spin headquarters, for the kick-off meeting.

SUPER-IRON is a collaboration project between Europe and Japan. In the map, the Nation members are highlighted in yellow and red, respectively.

Pulsed Laser Ablation chamber for thin film deposition at CNR-SPIN, the Institute of the Project Coordinator
(Photo credit Massimo Sestini)

European PartnersJapanese Partners

The European Consortium
The European Consortium of SUPER-IRON

The European consortium lead by prof. Marina Putti has received funding from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013)

New perspectives in Superconductivity

Two years after Hosono’s discovery of Fe-based superconductors (FeSCs) a crucial question arises: will they turn out to be tame materials for applications?