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Instruct and Horizon 2020


Last week was the deadline for applications for the latest Horizon 2020 call within the Research Infrastructure programme.

Instruct lead the effort to submit the proposal ‘Instruct-Ultra’ to the Horizon 2020 ‘DEVELOPMENT AND LONG-TERM SUSTAINABILITY OF NEW PAN-EUROPEAN RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURES’ call within the H2020-INFRADEV3-2016-2017 programme. The application describes plans for Instruct to expand and consolidate infrastructure services for integrated structural life science research. The call is to fund activities to achieve full implementation for research infrastructures that are of significant maturity and need to establish long-term sustainability.

In addition, Instruct was included as a partner to 3 more applications submitted this month:

  • Open-Sesame, addressing WP2016-2017: InfraSupp-01-2016 Policy and international cooperation measures for research infrastructures Support the training needs of the Synchrotron light for Experimental Science and Applications (SESAME) facility located in Jordan and the staff exchange with other European light source infrastructures to ensure its optimal use by the research community for world class research.
  • AARC2 Authentication and Authorisation for Research Collaboration, addressing the call EINFRA-2016-2017. Instruct’s involvement is part of our participation as WP5 co-leads in CORBEL.
  • Transvac2 European Vaccine Research and Development Infrastructure, addressing the call INFRAIA-2016-2017.