On 29 June 2018 a cooperation agreement between the Jagiellonian University and the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) in Dubna, Russia was signed. The agreement envisages the construction and operation of a Laboratory for Structural Research into Macromolecules and New Materials at the SOLARIS National Synchrotron Radiation Centre.
On 25 May 2018, the first SOLARIS synchrotron call for proposals was completed.
Baltic TRAM’s 2nd call for research services is almost 2/3 of the way through, with a total of 15 companies having applied. SOLARIS Centre is one of the project's partners.
At the end of January 2018 in SOLARIS storage ring the maximum current of 500 mA at final energy of 1.5 GeV was stored.
In October 2018, scientists from Poland and abroad will gain access to SOLARIS synchrotron research infrastructure. Measurements will be possible on PEEM, XAS, and UARPES experimental end-stations.