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ARIADNE provides services for archaeologists to enable trans-national access to the research infrastructure. These services include online databases and training resources, training workshops and placements in participating research organisations to enable researchers to gain pan-European experience. The ARIADNE Portal will also include a registry, search facilities, visualization, alerts and other online services that will support the finding and sharing of archaeological datasets.
ARIADNE includes leading portals which provide integrated access to several archaeological datasets. The project is developing a core set of services that will be available through a state-of-the-art portal for the archaeological research community, including registry, search, visualization, access, alert and other services.
The ARIADNEplus project is the extension of the previous ARIADNE Integrating Activity, which successfully integrated archaeological data infrastructures in Europe, indexing in its registry about 2.000.000 datasets. ARIADNEplus will build on the ARIADNE results, extending and supporting the research community that the previous project created and further developing the relationships with key stakeholders such as the most important European archaeological associations, researchers, heritage professionals, national heritage agencies and so on.
Next call is expected in January 2020.
A key activity of the InGRID-2 project is providing transnational access to research infrastructures with data and expertise within the fields of poverty and living conditions. Researchers are invited to apply for free-of-charge access to and support in one of the 16 research infrastructures. Next to access to statistical competence centres with expertise in social science statistical research, access will be granted to major surveys and tools such as LIS, IECM, ECHP, LWS, CNEF, SOEP, EUROMOD, IRISS, SPIN, CSB-MIPI, EWCS, ECS, ESENER, ICTWSS, WISCO, EU-LFS, EU micro data sets, … in research infrastructures with extensive experience in working with these data.
Via short and long-term visiting grants (between 5 and 15 days), researchers will be able to experiment with and work on data in a context of mutual knowledge exchange and cross-fertilisation.
In this call, 15 InGRID-2 data centres offer access to data and expertise within the field of inclusive growth, poverty, living conditions, working conditions, vulnerable groups, social policy, ...
In addition to the visiting grants for transnational access, InGRID-2 also provides free of charge virtual data access to widely used resources needed for research that are openly and freely available through communication networks.
The EC Horizon 2020 funded INFRAFRONTIER2020 project (2017 – 2020) supports eligible customers with a free-of-charge mouse model phenotyping service implemented as a Trans-national Access activity supporting a total of 9 projects in this first call.
The access unit offered covers the specialised metabolic or behavioural phenotyping of a mouse mutant line, and the preparation of a comprehensive phenotyping report.
Participating mouse clinics are the German Mouse Clinic (GMC), the Czech Centre for Phenogenomics (CCP), and PHENOMIN-ICS.
Closing of call on 15 November 2018
INTERACT is offering transnational access to 43 research stations located in the Arctic, and northern alpine and forest areas in the Europe, Russia and North-America. It is providing opportunities to researchers to work in the field in often harsh and remote locations that are generally difficult to access.
The sites represent a variety of glacier, mountain, tundra, boreal forest, peatland and freshwater ecosystems, providing opportunities for researchers from natural sciences to human dimension.
There are 3 modalities of access:
There won't be any new calls during this project duration.
Marinet2 provides free access to a world leading network of test facilities, so technology developers can validate concepts and generate the additional investment needed to move towards the marketplace.
It gives access to :
Virtual Access is the free of charge provision of access to widely used resources needed for research that are openly and freely available through communication networks. MaRINET2 currently offers 3 VA services;
The network comprises 17 distinct telescopes in a size range from 0.6 to 4 metres. These offer a mixture of classically scheduled PI projects, some queue scheduled observing where this is a normal operational mode of the telescope in question and a number of robotic telescopes well suited to both monitoring and quick reaction alert type observations. The proposals for OPTICON time at all the telescopes are being reviewed together by a single international Time Allocation Committee (TAC) to ensure network-wide competition and uniform review criteria.
There are two calls for proposal each year.
The next call is expected to open in February 2020.
RadioNet is a consortium of 28 institutions in Europe, Republic of Korea and South Africa, integrating at European level world-class infrastructures for research in radio astronomy. These include radio telescopes, telescope arrays, data archives and the globally operating European Network for Very Long Baseline Interferometry (EVN).
There are different deadline for each telescopes
RISIS gives access to 13 datasets for studying science and innovation
The datasets cover five critical dimensions: ERA dynamics (3 datasets), firm innovation dynamics (3 datasets), public sector research (3 datasets), research careers (3 datasets) and a repository on research and innovation policy evaluations.
No deadlines for requesting access - continous call.
SOLARNET offers to external users access to the most-advanced, largest and first-class infrastructures for high-resolution ground-based solar physics. Apart from the access offered by the world-class solar telescopes installed at the Canary Islands Observatories (GREGOR, VTT, THEMIS, and SST), is also offered access to IBIS/DST and ROSA/DST, key instruments for studying a variety of solar phenomena installed in a non-European facility: the US Dunn Solar Telescope (DST) of the NSO.
SOLARNET provides access the most demanded European Science Data Centre, providing data gathered by the solar satellite HINODE (SDC Europe) and the Solar Dynamics Observatory (BE-WISSDOM and GSC-SDO). Access to the database repositories is freely provided through internet connection.
AIDA -2020 aims to reinforce the Transnational Access to beam test, irradiation test and detector characterisation facilities by offering common and free TA to more than 900 users.
There are no deadlines for applications; application and selection is a rolling process.
Project ends 30/04/2020.
AQUAEXCEL2020 integrates 39 top class European aquaculture research facilities that cover all relevant scientific fields, fish species and systems. The project will provide a single access portal to high-quality, harmonised services and resources tailored to the needs of the European aquaculture community, support and conduct world-class research and provide the basis for a European aquaculture innovation system from basic research to applied science.
New call opens every three months.
Transnational Access supports short term visits (between 1 week and 2 months) of researchers or teams at one of the installations of SoBigData that provides big data computing platforms, big social data resources, and cutting-edge computational methods:
The access is granted through project calls in one of the following forms:
These opportunities are offered as part of SoBigData's Transnational Access (TNA) activities and applications can be submitted at any time.
The Virtual Access offers online services for big data and social mining research. A web front-end comprising of a catalogue of SoBigData resources (data and services) and a set of SoBigData Virtual Research Environments (VREs).
VREs are web-based working environments equipped with a number of applications, enabling scientists to have access to the set of data, services, and algorithms needed to perform their investigation in a collaborative way.
Project ends 31/12/2019.
NFFA-EUROPE provides free access to state- of-the art tools for multidisciplinary, frontier research at the nanoscale: available techniques range from nanocharacterization to theory and numerical simulation.
Advanced infrastructures for growth, nano-lithography, nano-characterization, theory and simulation and fine-analysis with Synchrotron, FEL and Neutron radiation sources are integrated in a multi-site combination which users can access free of charge. This provides them with a unique, integrated access which is not currently available at single specialized sites.
Continuous calls. Projects will be collected for evaluations 4 times per year (15 January, 15 April, 15 July, 15 October at 17:00)
The EU-NCL aims at fostering innovation in Nanomedicine by providing access to state of the art full characterisation of nanomaterials intended for medical applications, developed by public labs, spin –offs and innovative SMEs. The EU-NCL shall also serve as a European knowledge base for researchers and industry ensuring that European knowledge is documented in Europe for the benefit of the European economy, healthcare systems and patients.
EU-NCL call for access will accept continuous application with bi-annual review campaign in April and October each year.
Project ends 31/12/2019.
PRACE provides HPC resources to researchers and scientists from academia and industry through 2 forms of access:
Project Access is subject to the PRACE Peer Review Process, which includes technical and scientific review. Technical experts and leading scientists evaluate the proposals submitted in response to the bi-annual calls. Applications for Preparatory Access undergo technical review only.
The 18th Call for Proposals for Project Access will be open from 4 September 2018 until 30 October 2018, 10:00 Brussels time.
The Eighth Call for Applications to SHAPE opens on Monday 1 October 2018 with a closing date of Saturday 1 December 2018. SHAPE= SME HPC Adoption Programme in Europe, invites applications from European SMEs with an interesting idea that would benefit from High Performance Computing for increasing their competitiveness.
The Performance Optimisation and Productivity Centre of Excellence in Computing Applications provides performance optimisation and productivity services for (your?) academic AND industrial code(s) in all domains!
The services are free of charge to organisations in the EU!
Services provided by POP
Application Performance Audit
Application Performance Plan
BioExcel is a newly launched Centre of Excellence for provision of support to academic and industrial researchers in the use of high-performance computing (HPC) and high-throughput computing (HTC) in biomolecular research.
Centre activities are on
As a Centre of Excellence, BioExcel gathers consultants with extensive experience in both HPC/HTC and the life sciences. They assist both academic and industrial researchers, as well as resource providers, with using and improving the supported tools for computational biomolecular research.
ENSAR2 is the integrating activity for European nuclear scientists who are performing research in three of these major subfields: Nuclear Structure, Nuclear Reactions and Applications of Nuclear Science.
Its core aim is to provide access to eleventh of the complementary world-class large-scale facilities: GANIL-SPIRAL2 (F), joint LNL-LNS (I), CERN-ISOLDE (CH), JYFL (FI), ALTO (F), GSI (D), KVI-CART (NL), NLC (P), IFIN-HH/ELI-NP (RO) and to the theoretical physics facility: ECT* (I). These accelerators provide stable and radioactive ion beams of excellent qualities ranging in energies from tens of keV/u to a few GeV/u.
Different deadlines per installation
CORBEL is an initiative of thirteen new biological and medical research infrastructures (BMS RIs), which together will create a platform for harmonised user access to biological and medical technologies, biological samples and data services required by cutting-edge biomedical research.
The 2nd CORBEL Open Call is now open. More than 20 facilities from 10 different research infrastructures across Biological and Medical Sciences have joined forces and combine their technologies and scientific expertise to support advanced research projects. Successful applicants will be offered open access to cutting-edge technologies and services available at research infrastructures working in fields such as biobanking, translational medicine, clinical research, curated databases, systems biology, mouse mutant phenotyping, marine model organisms, advanced imaging technologies, high-throughput screening or structural biology.
Project ends 31/05/2020
By providing a pan-European research infrastructure ERIGrid supports the technology development as well as the roll out of Smart Grid solutions and concepts in Europe. It tackles a holistic, cyber-physical systems based approach by integrating 18 European research centres and institutions with outstanding research infrastructures and jointly develops common methods, concepts, and procedures. ERIGrid also integrates and enhances the necessary research services for analysing, validating and testing smart grid configurations. System level support and education for industrial and academic researchers is provided as well to foster future innovation.
ERIGrid addresses these challenging aims by providing a single entry point to the available research infrastructure and offering a broad spectrum of services to researchers active in Smart Grids. This will strengthen the technical leadership of Europe in the energy domain.
If you are looking for sophisticated smart grid infrastructure with top know-how and innovative installations for conducting your own experimental research, then ERIGrid offers an invaluable opportunity for you.
Having organised six rounds of Transnational Access in the past three years, ERIGrid has just completed the evaluation phase of the submitted proposals in the last 6th call. A number of TA user projects are still to be carried out in 2019-2020.
EUROCHAMP-2020 aims at further integrating the most advanced European atmospheric simulation chambers into a world-class infrastructure for research and innovation.
EUROCHAMP-2020 incorporates a range of chamber platforms that are both diverse and highly versatile. EUROCHAMP-2020 is thus a basis for engaging the wider scientific community in more trans-disciplinary approaches to better understand the impacts of atmospheric processes in an integrated manner. This opens up exciting opportunities for researchers working in a range of areas such as health and cultural heritage, as well as in the broader environmental domain.
Physical Access to the Chambers provides hands-on trans-national access to 16 of the chamber facilities in EUROCHAMP-2020. The research facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, a very high level of services, and the capacity to provide high quality, research drive training to young scientists and new users.
Physical/Remote Access to Calibration Facilities provides access to 4 calibration centres in EUROCHAMP-2020. The calibration centres enable intercomparison of instruments and analytical procedures, but also provide support in the form of training and technical assistance.
The EUROCHAMP Data Centre provides scientists with free and open access to data from simulation chamber experiments as well as mature products and tools that support activities related to atmospheric observations and modelling:
The call for TNA activities is continuous
Between Jan 2018 and Dec 2020 AQUACOSM will offer more than 11500 person-days of Transnational Access (TA) to more than 37 different leading and highly complementary European mesocosm facilities located at 18 AQUACOSM partners through Europe.
The mesocosm facilities represent a cross section of European aquatic ecosystems ranging from the Sub-Arctic to the Mediterranean, from mountains to lowlands, from freshwater to estuarine and fully marine systems, and spanning from ultra-oligotrophic to hyper-eutrophic conditions.
The ARIES project offers transnational access to 14 different testing facilities across Europe. The programme supports users to conduct testing within five separate domains:
Interested parties are encouraged to identify the facility most appropriate for their needs and to check their eligibility before applying.
SeaDataNet is a standardized system for managing the large and diverse data sets collected by the oceanographic fleets and the automatic observation systems. The SeaDataNet infrastructure network and enhance the currently existing infrastructures, which are the national oceanographic data centres or data focal points of 34 countries, active in data collection. The networking of these professional data centres, in a unique virtual data management system provide integrated data sets of standardized quality on-line.
SeaDataCloud aims at considerably advancing SeaDataNet services and increasing their usage, adopting cloud and HPC technology for better performance.
The overall objective of the Infravec2 project is to integrate key specialized research facilities necessary for research excellence in insect vector biology, to open the infrastructure for access by researchers, and to develop new vector control measures targeting the greatest threats to human health and animal industries. Insect vectors transmit parasitic diseases such as malaria and leishmaniasis, and viral infections such as chikungunya, dengue, Zika, Japanese encephalitis and yellow fever. The 24 consortium partners hold the major European biosecure insectaries for experimental infection and containment of insect vectors under Containment Level 2 and 3 (CL2/CL3) conditions, other key insect vector facilities, and include front-line field sites in Africa, the Pacific, and the Americas.
What products are available?
Continuous call for applications, open 2017-2021
TRANSVAC seeks to support vaccine-related projects currently in the preclinical phase of development. TRANSVAC’s goal is to further support and accelerate vaccine-related projects by providing access to the services and expertise contained within the TRANSVAC Infrastructure. Most technologies and experience are thereby free of charge.
TRANSVAC’s services are organised in four different platforms: “Technology”, “Immunocorrelates and System Biology”, “Animal Models” and “Clinical Trial Support”. Applicants are encouraged to follow an integrated approach by apply for complementing services. Suggestions for complementing services are shown in the overview diagram and under the individual services.
TRANSVAC will operate a permanent call whereby applications may be submitted at any time and will be processed at pre-defined cut-off dates.
The principal aim of the VetBioNet infrastructure project is to establish and maintain a comprehensive network of pre-eminent high-containment (BSL3) research facilities, academic institutes, international organisations and industry partners that is dedicated to advance research on epizootic and zoonotic diseases and to promote technological developments.
It will provide free-of-charge access to the BSL3 facilities and technical resources of the consortium to researchers or enterprises proposing a sound project related to epizootic and zoonotic diseases.
Applications can be submitted at any time and will be processed within a pre-defined time schedule of approximately 6 weeks.
EPPN2020 provides European public and private scientific sectors with access to a wide range of state-of-the-art plant phenotyping facilities, techniques and methods, and help boost the exploitation of genetic and genomic resources available for crop improvement that represents a major scientific challenge for this coming decade.
In total 31 state-of-the-art installations from 15 different institutions across Europe are available. The installations represent a diverse set of facilities for plant phenotyping with a focus on: i) no-invasive high throughput phenotyping under controlled conditions, ii) destructive sampling aiming at assessing underlying traits helping to understand the genetic variability of different plant processes, iii) controlled field facilities allowing users to control rainfall and/or the concentration of air CO2 together with high-definition non-invasive sensors.
CERIC-ERIC offers access to nearly 50 different and complementary state of the art techniques, distributed in 8 countries, with the submission of single or multi-technique proposals through a single entry point. A detailed description of the facilities available in CERIC can be found here.
BRISK2 will give access to researchers from EU and qualifying countries to carry out training research at any of the 15 project partners’ facilities across Europe.
Researchers will be able to apply to visit any BRISK2 research partner located outside of their home country to utilise biomass conversion research facilities. BRISK2 will pay for transnational access (TA) along with a grant for travel and subsistence.
BRISK2 will begin accepting formal applications for Transnational Access from August 2017
Applications are accepted year round and are pooled for assessment twice per year until 2022 according to the following dates: deadline October 1st and April 1st
The aim of the CALIPSOplus project is to remove barriers for access to world-class accelerator-based light sources in Europe and in the Middle East. To this end more than 82,500 hours of trans-national access are provided to these research infrastructures and specific programmes are in place to teach new users how to successfully use synchrotrons and FELs (access to synchrotrons, FEL-IR, FEL-X-ray, Hard X-ray).
For more information about the funding procedure for Trans-national Access within CALIPSOplus please visit the website of each facility you are interested in.
PedCRIN brings together ECRIN and the European Paediatric Clinical Trial Research Infrastructure (EPCTRI) to develop capacity for multinational paediatric clinical trials.
PedCRIN has launched a call for multinational clinical studies in children and neonates, to support multinational extension of paediatric clinical studies funded in the coordinating country.
SERA offers a combined and integrated access to the largest collection of high-class experimental facilities for earthquake engineering in Europe – and worldwide – including reaction walls, shake tables, bearing testing facilities and centrifuges, to two facilities for integrated studies on geotechnical site effects and engineering seismology, and to a unique infrastructure in Europe for array seismology.
SERA also offers virtual access to data and products in seismology, engineering seismology and anthropogenic seismicity
EUSMI provides the community of European soft-matter researchers with an open-access infrastructure as a platform to support and extend their research, covering characterization, synthesis, and modeling.
Access is offered to infrastructures covering the full chain of functional soft-matter material research, ranging from advanced material characterization by a full suite of specialized experimental installations, including large-scale facilities, chemical synthesis of a full set of soft-matter materials, up-scaling of laboratory synthesis, to modeling by high-performance supercomputing.
There are no deadlines, proposals are evaluated upon arrivals
ASSEMBLE Plus brings together 32 marine stations and institutes with modern research infrastructures and track-records of unique service provision, from various regions of the world's oceans and seas, under the leadership of the European Marine Biological Resource Centre (EMBRC), an ESFRI consortium developed from the previous ASSEMBLE (FP7) partnership.
Trans-national Access (TA) is either on-site or remote.
The marine stations provide access to a high diversity of marine environments: from the high Arctic (IOPAN) and Antartic (NERC-BAS) to the tropics (IUI and NIOZ-CNSI) and the mid-Atlantic ridge (CCMAR, IMAR). Within mainland Europe, access is provided to the Mediterranean, the Atlantic and the Baltic Sea. Habitats comprise estuaries (e.g. SZN (ISMAR), CCMAR, AWI, IOPAN, UG), mega-tidal seas (UPMC, SBR), cold-water coral reefs (UGOT, NUIG, SAMS), brackish seas and sea ice communities (IOPAN, UH: TSZ, ARI, HBS), near-shore deep sea (HCMR, UPMC-OOV, NUIG, UGOT, SAMS) and volcanic seeps (high CO2 – low pH; HCMR, SZN, IMAR).
The ASSEMBLE Plus Service Offer access system describes all the resources available to users for on site and/or remote access; and allows their request, through the brief description of a research project.
HEMERA is a Reseach Infrastructure which integrates a large starting community in the field of tropospheric and stratospheric balloon-borne research, to make existing balloon facilities available to all scientific teams in the European Union, Canada and associated countries. The complementary of the HEMERA members’ capabilities in the field of balloon systems and operations will offer an easy and enhanced service to the scientific community. A wide range of scientific and technical themes are addressed, such as astronomy, atmospheric physics and chemistry, climate research, fundamental physics, biology, space research and technology.
Inspire’s Transnational Access infrastructure is dedicated to providing free access to research rooms in clinical proton beam therapy centres across Europe.
Transnational Access is an opportunity to promote excellent science through trans-European collaboration, rather than the provision of a service. In this way Europe’s research capabilities and expertise in the field will grow and it will harness the potential of researchers that do not normally have access to Proton Beam Therapy technology.
EUROVOLC Transnational and Virtual Accesses aim to offer an unpreceded wide portfolio of access managed by worldwide, top-level research teams to the volcanological community. EUROVOLC organizes the access to the EU volcanoes in Italy, Iceland, French overseas territories, and Portugal. The strategic interchange of EUROVOLC with EPOS will allow the project community to access the EPOS-IP Volcano Observatory Thematic Core Service (VO-TCS) benefiting of the service resources; though at the same time will enrich VO-TCS with the new data and products coming from EUROVOLC outcomes. EUROVOLC accesses will offer the opportunity to investigate natural phenomena from field observations to interpretation of processes, and their modelling and stochastic prediction. Hence the foreseen TAs and VAs cover more than one of the transversal themes proposed by EUROVOLC.
Next TA call is expected to open in July 2020.
ELEXIS will integrate, extend and harmonise national and regional efforts in the field of lexicography, both modern and historical, with the goal of creating a sustainable infrastructure which will enable efficient access to high quality lexical data in the digital age, and bridge the gap between more advanced and lesser-resourced scholarly communities working on lexicographic resources.
The first call for visiting grants is now closed (5 visiting grants).
ELEXIS project provides cost-free access for academic institutions in the EU to infrastructures provided by the project partners. The number of available resources will grow in the course of the project. There are no financial implications to the institutions for accessing them:
TERRINet aims to enable different users (researchers, entrepreneurs, students, …) to obtain easy access to various installations at providers’ infrastructures to fully exploit their potential and multiply their impact on research and innovation
The next call is open continously with cut-off every 4 months.
EUMarineRobots (EUMR) proposes an access-infrastructure for the deployment of a full-range of aerial, surface and sub-surface marine robotic assets, the combined value of which is far greater than the sum of their parts. EUMR will open transnational access to significant national marine robotics R&D assets across Europe.
Transnational access calls will be published on this site with the following tentative timeline
Call 1 by the end of 2018
Call 2 by the end of 2019
ARICE will provide transnational access to four European and two international research icebreakers for European scientists. Access is granted based on scientific excellence of the research proposals, which researchers need to submit during the application process. The participating icebreakers are:
NanoCommons is driven by the European nanosafety, nanomedicine and emerging materials research and regulatory communities need for an e-infrastructure providing a standardised, reproducible and interoperable way to access all available data, knowledge and analysis and modelling tools that have been adapted and verified as suitable for application to nanomaterials. It will deliver a sustainable and openly accessible nanoinformatics framework (knowledgebase and integrated computational tools, supported by expert advice, data interpretation and training), for assessment of the risks of NMs, their products and their formulations.
Through transnational access calls, it will provide access to the data, methods and tools collected or produced under the project, along with expert guidance in their use and in experimental design and workflows to harmonise data quality into the future.
Patient-derived tumour xenografts (PDX) are now widely embraced by the scientific community as important preclinical tools for cancer biomarker discovery and drug development. However, they are costly and time-consuming to develop. As such, data sharing and collaboration has been essential to the growth of this research field, but is still limited by a lack of central guidance and suitable infrastructures.
Altogether, the members of the EurOPDX Consortium have established a panel of more than 1,500 subcutaneous and orthotopic PDX models for more than 30 pathologies. These models and their phenotypic and molecular traits have been poorly visible outside of publications in scientific journals or presentations at congresses, and are so far only accessible through discrete collaborative projects.
As part of the EDIReX grant, 3 trans-national access calls will be launched by the EurOPDX Research Infrastructure between 2018 and 2020. TA offers academic and industry researchers from Europe and worldwide the opportunity to remotely access the patient-derived tumour xenografts (PDX) models, services, and expertise of the EurOPDX Research Infrastructure.
IBISBA 1.0 aims to support Biotechnology research and help the European biotechnology academia and industries to develop innovative solutions for the future, by improving and facilitating access to state-of-the-art research facilities throughout Europe. These include bioreactors, models and decision-support systems, laboratories and other facilities. The Transnational Access Programme offers external users free access to the 17 IBISBA 1.0 specialized research structures and facilities.
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EU_FT-ICR_MS proposal aims to establish a European network of FT-ICR (Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance) mass spectrometry (MS) centers in association with a manufacturer and a SME software company. Mass spectrometry (MS) has become the most ubiquitous analytical techniques in use today, providing more information on the composition and the structure of a substance from a smaller amount of sample than any other techniques.
The network includes centers equipped with up-to-date FT-ICR MS and expertise which will cover most of the field in which FT-ICR mass spectrometry is involved: BioOrganic & BioInorganic, Cultural heritage, Glycomics, Environment, Imaging, InfraRed Spectroscopy of Ions in the Gas Phase, Lipidomics, Medicine, Petroleum & Coal Oil, Nanoparticles, Organic chemistry, Physical chemistry, Proteomics, Structural biology.
To gain access to one of the centers, you have to submit a inquiry through the proposal system . Submissions are welcome at any time. The evaluation procedure should lead to an answer to the proposer within 4 weeks of the submission date.
SmartCow integrates key European cattle research infrastructures to promote their coordinated use and development and thereby help the European cattle sector face the challenge of sustainable production. Covering all the relevant scientific fields and the diversity of cattle types and production systems, SmartCow will provide the academic and private research communities with easy access to 11 major research infrastructures from 7 countries (18 installations) of high quality services and resources.
Support from the SmartCow budget covers the operating costs of facilities, but not the external users’ own costs.
Overall, SmartCow TNA Calls will be able to support up to 30 research projects representing a total of 10.000 “cow-weeks” (number of animals * number of experimental weeks).
EnABLES integrates key European research infrastructures in powering the Internet of Things (IoT). Six research institutes together with five knowledge hubs of excellence will address the long term needs of energy management in self-powered smart sensor systems as required by IoT innovation.
To access the facilities, you have to become member of the EnABLES network. A sign-up page allows you to become a member of the EnABLES network and receive specific information on EnABLES technologies, details about upcoming events and news. From the sign-up page you can also make a more detailed enquiry, giving a brief description of your access interest. This important step will ensure that the specific technologies/facilities you require are available and that you are eligible before you go through the formal Access Application procedure.
Application and selection of the proposals to grant access is a rolling process.
EnABLES offers virtual access to the following data (for registered users):
EMSO is a large scale, distributed, marine Research Infrastructure of fixed-point observatories serving marine science researchers, marine technology engineers, policy makers, and the public. EMSO consists of ocean observation systems for sustained monitoring of environmental processes end their interactions. The variables address natural hazards, climate change, and marine ecosystems. Via the H2020 funded project EMSO-link, a call is now open to offer free-of-charge access to three EMSO ERIC facilities where external measuring systems can be installed, including instruments, systems, new technologies and where new procedures/experiments can be tested/take place. The list of observatories offered for TNA are designed to offer the broadest scientific and technological capabilities to future users in the framework of TNA.
EOSC-hub brings together multiple service providers to create the Hub: a single contact point for European researchers and innovators to discover, access, use and reuse a broad spectrum of resources for advanced data-driven research.
For researchers, this will mean a broader access to services supporting their scientific discovery and collaboration across disciplinary and geographical boundaries.
The project mobilises providers from the EGI Federation, EUDAT CDI, INDIGO-DataCloud and other major European research infrastructures to deliver a common catalogue of research data, services and software for research.
EOSC-hub collaborates closely with GÉANT and the EOSCpilot and OpenAIRE-Advance projects to deliver a consistent service offer for research communities across Europe.
EOSC-hub is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement 777536. The generous EU funding received by the project is complemented with a contribution from the EGI Foundation and its participants, and in-kind contributions made available by service providers of the EGI Federation.