The international meeting of synchrotron light sources and free electron lasers specialists was hosted by the SOLARIS on 27 and 28 November 2018.
On Friday, November 9, 2018, the first, five-day synchrotron school co-organized by SOLARIS ended. The HERCULES school was co-organized in cooperation with the Université Grenoble Alpes and ESRF synchrotron, and financed by the European Union.
The PHELIX beamline construction continues. In October 2018 the light source for the beamline - an undulator - was installed in the storage ring. In November construction of the an optical hutch ended.
On the 25th of October, the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education handed over to SOLARIS the official decision to establish the National Cryo-EM Centre at the Polish partner facility, granting the requested financial support.
On 1 October 2018, the second SOLARIS synchrotron call for proposals was finished.