Top rating for FIBIR's scientific work
In late autumn 2011 SA Archimedes, along with independent experts, conducted an interim evaluation of centres of excellences in research, including FIBIR. Based on the reports of the institutions, the evaluation rated work to date, goal achievements, plans for the work to the end of term, and their financial reports. The evaluation was focused on three criteria: 1. Principal scientific results, 2. Leadership and management of the centre and its work, and co-operation with other participants and 3. The centre's social economical influence.
In all criteria, and in summary evaluation, FIBIR received the rating of ,,outstanding". The unanimous opinion of the independent experts was that FIBIR deserves the highest rating and, with respect to the quality of its work, it can compete with any similar scientific centre in Europe and in the world.