Sustainability plan and Exit strategy
One of the main objectives of the project was to strengthen and to promote bilateral cooperation between two world-class research centres Ukrainian ISMA and French UCBL aimed to integration of Ukrainian research excellence into ERA. Project activities demonstrated how this integration is relevant to European competitiveness on the global technology market of scintillation and luminescent materials, sensors and devices based on them. A wide range of activities have been undertaken during the project live cycle (November 2010 - October 2013): knowledge sharing, the coordination of joint research and experimentation, the development of common research plans, mutual promotion of young scientists, training and building of future consortia to carry out joint projects in the new European program "Horizon 2020".
The most important outcome of SUCCESS project lies in the creation of the basis for future cooperation between leading European research centres. The strategic goal of this future cooperation is to bring European research and development activity in the field of radiation detection technology to the key position via creation of new physical models and approaches.
In other words SUCCESS has pushed forward the building of a common pan-European research and innovation infrastructure and informational system in radiation detections science, technology and industry. The strategic goal of the Europe is now to support this initiative, ensuring key positions to EU organizations. It is important to strengthen the EU excellence in the matter which is lead today by American and Japanese players.
Additionally Ukrainian policy makers and the consortium partners meet in May 2013 in Kiev expressed their interest to take opportunity to link the future pan-European informal network in scintillators and luminescent materials to Ukrainian Laboratory (Association) of high energy physics that is currently under construction. This possible reciprocity addresses the key challenge of the SUCCESS exit strategy: to relate pan European excellence in material science to industrial partnership.