Funding Sources

CTA is receiving worldwide financial support

CTA Funding Sources


CTA’s mission is driven by science, seeking to expand our knowledge of the Universe for the benefit of all mankind. Our ongoing success in this endeavour would not be possible without worldwide financial support from a growing number of agencies and organizations.


CTA receives array components as in-kind contributions from the CTA Consortium funded by the CTAO Shareholders and Associate Members  of the CTAO gGmbH. In addition, the COTA receives European Union funding:


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme ([FP7/2007-2013]) under Grant Agreements 262053 and 317446.


This project is receiving funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programs under Grant Agreement No 676134.

For CTA Consortium research funding agencies, go to the Acknowledgments page.