CERN Accelerating science

Signed Memoranda of Understanding

A total of 65 MoUs have been signed with WLCG.

A scanned copy of any MoU can be made available to members of the Management Board, Overview Board and Collaboration Board. Please contact the WLCG Office to request a copy.
Area Funding Agency / Institute Date signed
Australia AusHEP 24 Apr 2007 Kevin Varvell | Chair of AusHEP
Austria BMWF 10 Nov 2008 Peter Kowalski
Belgium FNRS 24 Oct 2006 Marie-José Simoen | Secretary General
Belgium FWO 20 Sep 2006 Elisabeth Monard | Secretary General
Canada ATLAS-Canada-East 02 Apr 2008 Robert McPherson | Univ. Victoria/CIPP
Pierre Savard | Univ. Toronto/TRIUMF
Michel Vetterli | SFU/TRIUMF
Canada CFI 17 Oct 2006 Alan Shotter | Director of TRIUMF
Canada ATLAS-Canada-West 01 Apr 2008 Robert McPherson | Univ. Victoria/CIPP
Michel Vetterli | SFU/TRIUMF
Turkey TAEK 29 Jan 2008 Okay Cakiroglu | President
China IHEP 06 Feb 2006 Hensheng Chen | Director
Brazil FAPESP 15 May 2009 Celso Lafer | FAPESP President
Czech Republic FZU 14 Apr 2008 Jan Ridky | Director FZU
Jiri Niederle
Denmark NSRC 12 Jul 2006 John Renner Hansen | Head of Niels Bohr Institute
Estonia NICPB 24 Oct 2007 Raivo Stern | Director, NICPB
Finland HIP 23 Oct 2007 Dan-Olof Riska | Director, HIP
France CEA / DSM / DAPNIA (IRFU) 08 Feb 2006 Jean Zinn-Justin | DAPNIA Director
France CNRS-IN2P3 02 Mar 2006 Michel Spiro | Director
Germany RWTH-Aachen 29 Nov 2006 Burkhard Rauhut | Rektor
Germany BUW 08 Aug 2007 Hans-Joachim von Buchka | Kanzler, BUW
Germany DESY 08 Feb 2006 Rolf Dieter-Heuer | Director
Germany Freiburg 08 Nov 2007 Gerhard Schneider | Vice-Rector
Germany FZK 12 Apr 2006 Reinhard Maschuw | Executive Board Member FZK
Germany Goettingen 04 Apr 2009 Arnulf Quadt | MD
Markus Hoppe | President
Germany GSI 21 Feb 2006 Alexander Kurz | Director
Peter Braun-Munzinger | Director
Germany LMU / LRZ 03 Dec 2007 S. Stintzing | LMU
H.-G. Hegering | LRZ
Germany MPG 13 Feb 2006 Siegfried Bethke | Director, MPI für Physics
Greece Kavala Institute of Technology 24 Jun 2013 Athanasios Mitropoulos | President
Greece University of Ioannina 29 Mar 2011 Venetsanos Mavreas
Hungary NKTH 03 Dec 2007 Ferenc Partos | President
India DAE 21 Apr 2006 Ananda Bose | Joint Secretary DAE
Israel ICHEP 30 Apr 2007 E. Rabinovici | ICHEP
M. Yaari | Isr. Acad. of Science
Italy INFN 27 Sep 2006 Roberto Petronzio | President
Japan ICEPP 31 Mar 2006 H. Komiyama | President, Univ. of Tokyo
Republic of Korea KICOS-ALICE (Daejeon) 26 Oct 2007 Cheon Il Eom | Chairman, KICOS
Republic of Korea KICOS-CMS (Daegu) 11 Nov 2008 Cheon Il Eom | Chairman, KICOS
Republic of Korea MSIT 24 Apr 2018 Seonhoon Yoon | MSIT
Youngdae Ryu | NRF
Seo-Young Noh | GSDC-KISTI
Republic of Korea MEST (GSDC at KISTI) 01 Jun 2012 Kim Soo Yum | MEST
Kyung-Woo Lee | NRFK
Haeng Jin Jang | GSDC
Netherlands NIKHEF 20 Apr 2006 Frank Linde | Director
Netherlands NIKHEF Addendum 20 Apr 2006 Frank Linde | Director
Norway RCN 13 Dec 2007 Ole Henrik Ellestad | Director
Pakistan COMSATS Institute of Information Technology 03 Mar 2015 Sajjad Mohsin | Professor/Dean
Pakistan PAEC / NCP 26 Jan 2006 Pervez Butt | Chairman
Poland Ministry of Science & Higher Education 26 Jan 2007 Krzystof Jan Kurzydlowski | Undersecretary of State
Portugal GRICES - LIP 25 Jul 2006 G. Barreira | President
M. V. de Magalhaes Correa | Director
Romania National Authority for Scientific Research 06 Mar 2006 Anton Anton | Secretary of Research
Russia FASI 03 Jul 2007 Sergei Mazurenko | Chief of FASI
Russia JINR 04 Sep 2007 A. N. Sissakian | Director of JINR
Slovenia SiGNET 25 Apr 2007 Primoz Tristorjek | Director of Science & Higher Education
Spain MEC 06 Jul 2007 Miguel Angel Quintanilla Fisac | MEC State Secretary
Sweden SNIC 10 Mar 2008 Par Omling | Director General, Swedish Reseach Council
Switzerland SER / SNF / ETH / CSCS 11 Apr 2007 André Rubbia | Chairman CHIPP
Taipei Academia Sinica 09 Dec 2005 Yuan-Tseh Lee | President
Ukraine National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine 05 Jul 2006 Anatoly Shpak | First Vice President
United Kingdom PPARC 08 Mar 2006 Richard Wade
USA US-ATLAS 01 Mar 2006 Sam Aronson
Mike Tuts
USA US-LBNL-ALICE 18 Feb 2011 James Symons
Katherine Yelick
USA US-LLNL-ALICE 27 Jun 2011 Bill Goldstein
Tomas Diaz de la Rubia
USA US-CMS 11 Mar 2006 Dan Green
Hugh Montgomery
Slovak Republic Ministry of Education, Science, Research & Sport 08 Oct 2012 Duŝan Čaplovič | Minister, Ministry of Education, Science, Research & Sport
Latin America CLAF / RENAFAE | Latin America Federation 17 Sep 2013 Dr Carlos Trallero-Giner | Director
Thailand CU / SUT / NSTDA | National e-Science Infrastructure Consortium 10 Oct 2013 Pirom Kamolratanakul (CU)
Prasart Suebka (SUT)
Thaweesak Koanantakool (NSTDA) | President
Mexico UNAM (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico) 03 Nov 2014 Eduardo Barzana Garcia | Secretario General
South Africa Department of Science & Technology 28 Apr 2015 Happy Sithole | Director of CHPC
Malaysia University of Malaya 13 May 2015 Mohd Amin Jalaludin | Professor Dato' Dr
Taiwan MOST/NarLabs/NCHC 16 Jan 2016 Ce-Kuen Shieh | Director General
Hong Kong Research Grants Council 22 Oct 2019 Ming-chung Chu | Professor