This page lists funded projects (national funding, European funding, and cooperation projects) (co-)led by Group members, as well as missions/instruments in which we are strongly involved. Listed funded projects have a closing date no earlier than 1 Jan 2021 (for older projects, please follow this link).


ANDES (ArmazoNes high Dispersion Echelle Spectrograph) is the planned high-resolution (R ~ 100,000) spectrograph for ESO’s Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) operating at visible Read more


Detection and characterisation of other Earths, i.e., planets with the physical conditions to hold liquid water and thus potential life-sustaining environments, is a Read more


SPIRou (SPectropolarimètre InfraROUge) is a near-infrared spectropolarimeter and high-precision velocimeter for the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT). It is a near-infrared fiber-fed, double-pass cross-dispersed spectrograph, based Read more


Ariel (Atmospheric Remote-sensing Infrared Exoplanet Large-survey) is the M4 mission in ESA’s Cosmic Vision long-term plan, being expected to launch in 2029. During Read more


The European Solar Telescope (EST) is a project aimed at designing, constructing, and operating the largest solar telescope ever built in Europe. With Read more


TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) is a NASA all-sky survey mission launched in April 2018, designed to search for exoplanets orbiting bright stars Read more

Past projects