Access to the ELI Beamlines facility will be managed by the future pan-European consortium (ELI-ERIC) in charge of the joint operation of the ELI facilities. The facilities will provide access to international scientists selected on the basis of excellence (“peer-reviewed open access”), according to the principles advocated by the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) and the European Commission.

Already now many agreements and contracts have been concluded to fix the terms of such cooperations. In most cases, these contracts have the form of a special Memorandum of Understanding for a scientific and technological collaboration. The following list of current scientific cooperations is continuously updated.