To become a center of excellence for synchrotron light based scientific and industrial applications at a European level and to achieve the status of a recognized world-class facility.



To research, deliver and maintain methods and techniques with which to conduct cutting edge synchrotron light based research and development, in such a way that knowledge and added value data are pumped into the scientific and industrial communities, particularly those in Spain, with the ultimate goal of contributing to the improvement in the well-being and progress of society as a whole.

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