The European Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage Laboratory Infrastructure (ECCSEL) was established in June 2017 as a permanent pan-European distributed research infrastructure, ERIC (European Research Infrastructure Consortium). Within the initial 5 European founding Member countries (France, Italy, the Netherlands, UK and Norway (Operations Centre)), 15 service providers offer open access to more than 55 world class CCS research facilities across Europe; coordinated by ECCSEL and accessible through the ECCSEL website.
ECCSEL is expected to grow both in terms of new Member Countries, new service providers as well as heavy investments in upgraded and new facilities. The headquarter, the ECCSEL Operations Centre is located in Trondheim, Norway.
ECCSEL European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC), was approved by the European Commission in June 2017 (Commission implementing decision (EU) 2017/996 of 9. June 2017)
ECCSEL ERIC is registered in the Norwegian Company Registry with the organisation number 919298243