Calls for access to OCTOPUS and ULTRA
06 Jun 2017



Call for access to OCTOPUS and ULTRA




Applications for access to the Octopus and Ultra facilities of the Central Laser Facility (CLF) in the Research Complex at Harwell are now closed. The next round (2022-2 will open in November.

Last call:

2022-1 ​Call details

Access period: January 2022 to June 2022​ (subject to progress of our COVID recovery programme).

The deadline for applications is 17:00 GMT PROMPT on Tuesday 27th July 2021

For this call applications are invited for the following modes of access:

Direct Access and Continuing Programmes:  Octopus and Ultra

New programme access:  Octopus and Ultra

EU Direct access (Laserlab-Europe):  Octopus and Ultra

Please carefully read all the information in the call document linked below before submitting an application

Failing to follow the guidelines may result in your proposal being returned without review

A PDF of the call guidelines can be found here​​.

Please submit all applications here:

A PDF brochure containing an overview of the Octopus and Ultra facilities can be found here:


A list of the current Octopus and Ultra Facility Access Panel members can be found here.

Contact: Needham, Sarah (STFC,RAL,CLF)