TIFPA - Trento Institute for Fundamental Physics and Applications

A collaborative center for translational physics research

The center is a joint initiative of
INFN  National Institute for Nuclear Physics
UNITN  Trento University
FBK  Bruno Kessler Foundation
APSS  Province of Trento Healthcare Agency
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Upcoming events

Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group, North America 3rd Annual Meeting
Advancing Particle Therapy: Challenge and Innovation in Adult and Pediatric Oncology
23 – 26 October 2016, Marlo Thomas Center for Global Education and Collaboration • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place – Memphis, TN (USA) Read more
International Symposium on Ion Therapy (ISIT) 2016
3 – 4 November 2016, Milan, Italy Read more
Ion Beams in Biology and Medicines (IBIBAM) 2016
12 – 13 November 2016, Dr. T. P. Ganesan Auditorium • SRM University, Potheri – Chennai, India Read more
8th International Symposium on Space Radiation and Particle Radiotherapy, (ISSRPRT) 2017
24 – 26 May 2017, Suzhou, China Read more


In evidence

Ioni pesanti: dalla terapia del cancro alla missione su Marte

Marco Durante at Dialoghi oltre le due culture
Lectio Magistralis
October 12th, 2016 - 9:00 p.m.
Polo Scientifico, Aula Di Blasio • 2a Univ. di Napoli
Viale Lincoln, 5 – Caserta
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Nuclear Physics European Collaboration Committee

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The Research room with the two beamlines.The two beamlines in the Trento Protontherapy Centre research room.

How to apply for beamtime

The Universe had (probably) an origin: on the theorem of Borde-Guth-Vilenkin

Emilio Elizalde (ICE/CSIC & IEEC, Barcelona)
July 26th, 2016
Sala Bethe, TIFPA


Virtual Labs


Space research

The Science of outer space

TIFPA collaborates in large experiments to study matter and forces in space...
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Medical tech

Therapy applications

TIFPA is the research partner in the Trento protontherapy center...
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Detector technologies

TIFPA will benefit from the FBK expertise in silicon-based systems for detection of radiation...
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