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South East European International Institute for Sustainable Technologies (SEEIIST)

Amaldi, Ugo ; Benedetto, Elena ; Damjanovic, Sanja ; Dosanjh, Manjit ; Durante, Marco ; Georgieva, Petya ; Haberer, Thomas ; Plesko, Mark ; Ristova, Mimoza ; Rossi, Sandro ; Sammut, Nicholas ; Sapinski, Mariusz ; Schopper, Herwig ; Specht, Hans ; Voss, Rudiger ; Vretenar, Maurizio ; Wenninger, Horst (2022):
South East European International Institute for Sustainable Technologies (SEEIIST). (Publisher's Version)
In: Frontiers in Physics, 8, Frontiers Media S.A., e-ISSN 2296-424X,
DOI: 10.26083/tuprints-00020120,
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Item Type: Article
Origin: Secondary publication DeepGreen
Status: Publisher's Version
Title: South East European International Institute for Sustainable Technologies (SEEIIST)
Language: English
Abstract:

The South East European International Institute for Sustainable Technologies (SEEIIST) was proposed in 2016 at the World Academy of Art and Science, with the objective of building a facility for charged particle cancer therapy for the South Eastern European countries. SEEIIST will offer the world-class research needed to reduce or even revert the brain drain that is causing a shortage of talent and economic losses in South East Europe. There is no particle therapy in South-East Europe in spite of a growing number of cancers being diagnosed. The facility beam time will be shared 50:50 between treating patients and performing research with a wide spectrum of different light ions beyond the presently used protons and carbon ions, which will make the facility unique in the world. SEEIIST Project is presently in a Conceptual to a Design Phase, implemented with the support of the EU and the involvement of CERN and GSI. The next phase of the project realization will include a final technical design for the facility, a structure and a business plan for the organization and the definition of conditions for the site selection.

Journal or Publication Title: Frontiers in Physics
Volume of the journal: 8
Place of Publication: Darmstadt
Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
Collation: 11 Seiten
Uncontrolled Keywords: SEEIIST, Research Infrastructure, Particle Therapy, Cancer Treatment, South East Europe
Classification DDC: 500 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik > 530 Physik
600 Technik, Medizin, angewandte Wissenschaften > 600 Technik
Divisions: 05 Department of Physics > Institute for Condensed Matter Physics > Biophysics
Date Deposited: 13 May 2022 13:50
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2022 06:15
DOI: 10.26083/tuprints-00020120
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URN: urn:nbn:de:tuda-tuprints-201207
SWORD Depositor: Deep Green
URI: https://tuprints.ulb.tu-darmstadt.de/id/eprint/20120
PPN: 499689356
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